Signal lCorps troops at Compiegne 1940

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Signal lCorps troops at Compiegne 1940

Post by MightyMoo » 08 Aug 2019 23:25

Hello,
In June of 1940 German Signal Corps troops (Fü.NaRgt. 40 ??) put together a sophisticated (very much so for its time) communications center at Compiegne, France, for use during the armistice negotiations. It incorporated facilities for shortwave broadcasts, as well as other radio and telephone links. Among other things, it made possible direct communications between the French negotiators and their government handlers in Bordeaux. It also allowed American broadcasters to deliver live broadcasts of the negotiations back to America. I am looking for any literature (books, articles, etc.) which details the story of how these troops went about the job of putting these facilities together. Thanks.
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Re: Signal lCorps troops at Compiegne 1940

Post by CNE503 » 09 Aug 2019 14:38

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