German reports of strength and equipment holdings

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wwilson
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German reports of strength and equipment holdings

Post by wwilson » 08 May 2020 04:54

I have an interest in strength reports and equipment inventories in German formations.

I expect there are many reports of this nature in the NARA archives. My question is, are these collected in a particular set of records, or are they bits that have to be dug out of the records concerning particular divisions etc. ?

Thanks for any pointers.

Mori
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Re: German reports of strength and equipment holdings

Post by Mori » 08 May 2020 11:05

It's in each organization's files. Total figures at OKH, unit figures at unit records. Getting both is interesting: you can spot what gets distorted as reports move up the chain of command.

wwilson
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Re: German reports of strength and equipment holdings

Post by wwilson » 08 May 2020 13:24

Thank you, Mori.

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Re: German reports of strength and equipment holdings

Post by Richard Anderson » 08 May 2020 16:35

Mori wrote:
08 May 2020 11:05
It's in each organization's files. Total figures at OKH, unit figures at unit records. Getting both is interesting: you can spot what gets distorted as reports move up the chain of command.
There is also the extended series of Gliederungen by month for the Panzertruppen in T-81 IIRC, Rolls 621 and 623?
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