Here is the first of the documents:
"Brauchitsch Directive, 28 April 1941, Concerning 'Commitment of Security Police and SD in Units of the Army' (The Wagner-Heydrich Agreement) and Letter of Transmittal, 5/2/1941, From Sector Staff Silesia (Army Group South)", in Trials of War Criminals Before the Nuernberg Military Tribunals Under Control Council Law No. 10. Vol. 10: United States of America v. Wilhelm von Leeb, et al. (Case 12: 'The High Command Case'). US Government Printing Office, District of Columbia: 1951. pp. 1239-1242.
Partial Translation of Document NOKW-2080, Prosecution Exhibit 847.
[This order by the Commander in Chief of the German Army embodies the agreement between General Wagner, Chief of Supply and Administration of the High Command of the German Army, and Reinhard Heydrich, Chief of the Security Police and SD. See testimony of defense witness General Franz Halder, below.]
[Stamp] Top Secret,
Sector Staff Silesia,
2 May 1941,
5 copies--1st copy.
Subject: Commitment of the Security Police and the Security Service in the operational area.
Enclosed is transmitted the order concerning commitment of the Security Police and the Security Service in the operational area (High Command of the Army/General Staff of the Army/ Generalquartiermeister File Section Military Administration No. II/2101/41 Secret of 4/28/1941).
In case of commitment, this order is to be made known to the subordinate offices and units as "Secret". Until such time it is to be under the special protection of secrecy.
For the Sector Staff Silesia, The Chief of the General Staff.
[Stamp] Ia Branch,
Date of receipt 5.5.1941,
Commander of the 103d Army Group Rear Area:
1st copy; 213th Security Division:
2d copy; 444th Security Division:
3d copy; 454th Security Division:
4th copy; Sector Staff Silesia
Ib: 5th copy.
[Handwritten] Now communicated only to:
Ic [Illegible initial].
In excerpts to Secret Field Police (12 V).
***************************************[Enclosure] High Command of the Army, General Staff of the Army/Generalquartiermeister, File Reference Military Administration,
No. II/2101/41 Secret, Headquarters, High Command of the Army,
4/28/1941, [Stamp] Sector Staff Silesia, [Handwritten] Section Ib
158/41 Top Secret. Secret.
Subject: Regulation on Commitment of the Security Police and SD in units of the army.
The execution of special Security Police missions outside the unit makes the commitment of special detachments of the Security Police (Security Service) in the operational area necessary.
In agreement with the chief of the Security Police and the Security Service, the commitment of the Security Police and the Security Service in the operational area is regulated as follows:
a. In the army rear area: Before the start of operations, securing of tangible objects (material, archives, card indices of state organizations or organizations hostile to the state, units, groups, etc.) as well as especially important individuals (leading emigrants, saboteurs, terrorists, etc.).
The commander in chief can exclude the commitment of the Sonderkommandos in those parts of the army area where such commitment would disturb the operations.
b. In the army group rear area: Discovering and combating endeavors inimical to the state and Reich, insofar as they are not incorporated in the enemy armed forces, as well as generally informing the commanders of the army group rear areas about the political situation.
The principles for collaboration between the Gestapo and the counterintelligence offices of the armed forces set up jointly on 1 January 1937, are valid, when relevant, for the collaboration with the intelligence officers and/or intelligence offices.
2. Collaboration between the Sonderkommandos and the military commanding authorities in the Army Rear Area (to la). The special detachments of the Security Police (Security Service) carry out their missions upon their own authority. They are subordinate to the armies as far as marching orders, rations, and quarters are concerned. Disciplinary and legal subordination under the Chief of the Security Police and Security Service is not influenced by this. They receive their technical instructions from the Chief of the Security Police and Security Service, and if occasion should arise are subordinated to restrictive orders of the armies with reference to their activity. (See No. la.)
A commissioner of the Chief of the Security Police and of the Security Service will be employed in the area of each army for the central direction of these detachments. He is required to bring to the attention of the Commander in Chief of the Army promptly the instructions sent to him by the Chief of the Security Police and Security Service. The military commander is empowered to issue instructions to the commissioner which are necessary to avoid an interruption in operations; they take precedence over all other instructions.
The commissioners are ordered to cooperate closely with the Ic continuously; recall of a liaison official of the commissioner to the Ic can be demanded by the commanding authorities. The Ic has to coordinate the missions of the Sonderkommandos with those of military intelligence, the activity of the Secret Field Police and the necessities of the operations.
Within the scope of their mission and upon their own responsibility the Sonderkommandos are empowered to take executive measures concerning the civilian population. They are required hereby to cooperate with intelligence most closely. Measures which could have an effect on the operations, require the approval of the Commander in Chief of the Army.
3. Collaboration between the Einsatzgruppen and/or Kommandos of the Security Police (Security Service) and the Commander in the Army Group Rear Area (to 1b): Einsatzgruppen and Einsatzkommandos of the Security Police (Security Service) will be installed in the army group rear area. They are subordinate to the commissioner of the Chief of the Security Police and Security Service with the commander of the army group rear area and are subordinated to the latter with reference to marching orders, quarters, and rations.
They receive their technical instructions from the Chief of the Security Police and Security Service.
In case no other means of communication are available they are to use their own radio sets and special codes for transmitting orders. The Chief of Army Signal Communications is to regulate their wavelength allocation.
The commissioner and, if occasion arises, the Kommando leaders of the Einsatzkommandos with the Security Divisions are required to bring the instructions sent to them to the attention of the military commanders promptly--in a state of emergency the commander in the army group rear area is empowered to issue restrictive orders, which take precedence over all other instructions.
The Einsatzgruppen and/or Kommandos are empowered to take executive measures concerning the civilian population within the scope of their missions, upon their own responsibility.
They are required to collaborate most closely with intelligence.
4. Delineation of authority between Sonderkommandos, Einsatzkommandos, and Einsatzgruppen and the Secret Field Police. The intelligence police missions within the unit and the direct protection of the unit remain the mission of the Secret Field Police alone. All matters of this sort are to be turned over by the Sonderkommandos and/or Einsatzgruppen and Kommandos to the Secret Field Police at once as, vice versa, all occurrences within the scope of missions of the Sonderkommandos must be turned over to the Sonderkommandos and/or Einsatzgruppen and Einsatzkommandos immediately. For the rest, the agreement of 1/1/1937 (see No. 1) is also valid.
[Signed] von Brauchitsch.