How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

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How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

Post by Linkagain » 21 Jul 2021 15:13

In Cornelious Ryan's "The Last battle" mention is made that Jodl had a copy of the Allies Portwar plans for germany at Yalta.
How did Germans Get A Copy?

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Re: How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

Post by OpanaPointer » 21 Jul 2021 17:18

Did Ryan cite a source for that claim?
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Re: How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

Post by Linkagain » 21 Jul 2021 17:31

I beleive he interviewed Jodl Widow and also cited a reference to the Nuremberg Trials

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Re: How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

Post by Takao » 21 Jul 2021 21:41

It was a British copy of Operation Eclipse captured as the Ardennes offensive was winding down.

It was probably a copy of this:
https://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/digital ... 8/id/2948/
Scroll down to Definition of Zones to see who is getting what.

Jodl also mentions it in his Nuremburg testimony.
https://avalon.law.yale.edu/imt/06-05-46.asp
Search the page for "eclipse", as it is pretty far down.

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Re: How did Germans Known of Yalta meeting?

Post by Linkagain » 22 Jul 2021 04:36

Thank you for clearing this up

There is another link at viewtopic.php?f=54&t=39855&start=15

Operation Market Garden Plans also fell into German Hands,.... :roll: :wink:

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