Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

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Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by jpz4 » 19 Sep 2020 20:38

Hi guys,
I'm looking for this particular order. I've seen it mentioned a lot in book and period documents, but never actually seen a copy. To fully understand its content I prefer to examine it in full myself. Who knows where (microfilm? book? website?) I can find it?

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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by schwarzermai » 21 Sep 2020 09:50

Hello Niels, i think "Grundlegender Befehl" is part of the implementation of Hitler's instructions

so #14 is from June 8th 1940 ...

https://www.amazon.de/Hitlers-Weisungen ... 188&sr=8-1

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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by jpz4 » 21 Sep 2020 19:15

Thanks Uwe, but it's an order from Ob.West, dated 25.8.1942. It basically laid out the foundation of the Atlantikwall. With all the bunker experts here I expected a quick answer, but perhaps this order is a bit more elusive than I had thought?
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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by jopaerya » 21 Sep 2020 20:08

I only have it incomplete and in bad quality
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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by peeved » 21 Sep 2020 20:08

Bundesarchiv stuff apparently: OKH/Generalstab des Heeres / Bestand RH 2/544 / Grundlegende Befehle Nr. 1-24 / Nr. 14: Ausbau der Kanal- und Atlantikküste
Possibly available at ftp://jccalvin.ddns.net.
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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by AvB » 21 Sep 2020 21:22

It's also on NARA T-311 Roll 15.

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Re: Grundlegender Befehl Nr.14 of Ob.West?

Post by jpz4 » 21 Sep 2020 22:13

Thanks guys. Appreciate the suggestions!

Took a look at John's server and the files hosted by Jeff but failed to find the BA/MA files. Couldn't find T311 R15 there either. It is on the Mori-list though so I will ask around and might try to figure which other NARA rolls might hold the order as well. :thumbsup:

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