Nuremberg, Germany: International Military Tribunal, 1939-06-15
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Law Library
Subdivision 10 / High Command and General Staff
10.02 (C-142 + Intention of the Ob.d.H.)
This document spells out the intention of the German High Command to launch an overwhelming surprise attack against Poland, with the intention of destroying the Polish Armed Forces. Brauchitsch outlines the plan of attack and emphasizes the desire for a quick success. The unnamed translator notes that "Ob.d.H." is an abbreviation for "Commander-in-Chief of the Army." This document is a typewritten carbon copy of good quality on stable paper.