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Die Oberste Wehrmachtführung 1939-1943
Die Oberste Wehrmachtführung 1939-1943
By Helmuth Greiner
Limes, 1951, 444 pp

Hitler's strategy, revealed by the war diary of the high command. The author, a military historian who kept the diary until 1943, has made a useful contribution, especially in his demonstration that as early as July 1940 Hitler was contemplating an attack on Russia as a necessary step in the defeat of Britain.