Operational security (code names)

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Operational security (code names)

Post by K.Kocjancic » 20 Sep 2022 08:35

I'm wondering if there were rules regarding using/assigning code names (for German units) as part of operational security (counterintelligence)?

Has anyone come upon some research on this topic?

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Re: Operational security (code names)

Post by K.Kocjancic » 13 Nov 2022 07:14

Does anyone know how this concept would be called in German? Tarnung, Tarnnahmen, Tarnabzeichen?

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Re: Operational security (code names)

Post by Urmel » 04 Dec 2022 11:36

I think it would be Deckname (abdecken = to cover).

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