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WWII Allied Documents
US Army Future Tank Designs 1943-46
DVD containing four documents from the US Army Office of the Chief of Ordnance that describe future tank designs: a 13-page document "Medium Tank T20 Series" dated 1943 that describes a replacement tank for the M4; a 22-page document "New Tanks for 1944" that briefly describes the T20, T23, T20E3, T22, T25, T26 medium tanks; a 24-page document "New Tanks and Gun Motor Carriages" dated 1946 that briefly describes the M24, M26, T26E4, T29, T30, T32, T34, T95 tanks and the M41, T84, T92, T93 self-propelled howitzers; and a file that describes the development and testing of the Bigley Gun Motor Carriage (Bigley Tank), which was an experimental, high-speed armored vehicle with a Christie suspension. The documents contain 36 full-page photographs and illustrations.
Japanese Landing Craft, Buildings, Supply Dumps, & Camouflage 1944-45
DVD containing four photographic intelligence reports by the Air Intelligence Group Division of Naval Intelligence, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations: a 14-page document titled "Japanese Landing Craft" dated 1944, a 53-page report titled "Japanese Camouflage", a 137-page report titled "Japanese Military Buildings" dated 1945, and a 52-page report titled "Japanese Supply Dumps" dated 1944. Included in the reports are photographs of the different types of Japanese landing craft; the various types of camouflaged used on emplacements, buildings, aircraft; and summary data and photographs of the Japanese military buildings, supply installations and shelters.
Russian Coastal Fortifications 1942
DVD containing a 61-page English translation of a German Army High Command document dated February 1942 concerning Russian coastal fortifications on the Baltic Sea (from the Lithuanian-Estonian coast to Hango and the Aaland Islands) and the Black Sea (Dniester Delta, Ochakov, Berezani, and Odessa). Includes 12 photographs, numerous maps and diagrams. $10
WWII German Records
T-78 R-872: OKH Weapons Development Reports Jul-Aug 1942
Two DVDs with 837 images of German Army reports concerning development of infantry, artillery, communication, chemical warfare and artificial smoke (Nebel) equipment, special weapons and ammunition, engineer and fortification equipment, motor vehicles, and signal corps equipment, Jul-Aug 42.
T-283 R-104: Kriegsmarine Manuals 1936-44
DVD with 1,025 images of three manuals with detailed plans describing the armored turret-mounted 23.3cm Schnelladekanone C/34 and 38cm Schnelladekanone C/34, 1937-38; a manual describing the electronics of the various radars and searchlights used by the navy to include the Gema FuMO 2, Wuerzburg-Reise FuSe 65, Mannheim-Gerät, 1944; an illustrated manual about German and enemy sea mines, 1942; and three training manuals concerning air defense, 1930-36.
T-283 R-139: Various Wehrmacht Field Manuals 1937-44
DVD with 1,150 images of various field manuals concerning artillery, ski troops, nebeltruppe, protection against gas attack, bridge construction, signal equipment, and flamethrower equipment. Many images suffer from contrast changes that affect legibility.
T-311 R-144: Army Group G War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Western Front Oct-Dec 1944
Two DVDs with 1,097 images of operational orders, reports, order of battle charts, and messages, 1 Oct - 31 Jan 44.
T-311 R-145: Army Group G War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Western Front Jan-Feb 1945
DVD with 1,488 images of operational orders, reports, order of battle charts and maps, 1 Jan - 28 Feb 45.
T-311 R-244: Army Group South War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Poland Jul-Oct 1939
DVD with 1,127 images of reports, charts, and maps pertaining to the war economy in Poland before and during the Polish campaign, 15 Jul - 28 Sep 39; orders for operations, 24 Aug - 17 Oct 39; reports concerning looting, rape, and robbery in Poland, and counterintelligence pamphlets, 18 Sep 18 - 1 Oct 39; operational reports, directives, organizational charts, reports of enemy situation, enemy personnel, and material losses during the campaign in Poland, 4 Aug - 9 Oct 39; order of battle of Army Group Headquarters South, 1939; various reports, orders, charts pertaining to engineer and bridging operations, 1 Aug - 22 Oct 39.
T-311 R-270: Army Group Don War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Dec 1942 - Jan 1943
Two DVDs with 1,409 images of orders and daily reports concerning the defense of and counterattacks along the Don, Donets, Volga, and Stalingrad fronts; reports of tactical ground and air operations, transportation, march movements, order of battles, strength, and supply situation of Army Group Don units; enemy tactical operations and situation; notes on a conference pertaining to the defense of Rostov; report on the destruction of the 4th Rumanian Army; reports pertaining to air transportation of supplies to "Fortress Stalingrad;" armored, antitank, and assault gun situations; combat reports of 7th and 11th Rumanian Divisions, 24 Dec 42 - 12 Jan 43.
T-314 R-97: II Army Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Poland 1939
DVD with 1,168 images of operational and supply information on preparations for the invasion of Poland, 1939; miscellaneous reports and information regarding fortification lines, entrenchments, and other construction operations on the eastern border, 1 Jun - 4 Aug 39; mail services, mail routes, permanent and temporary APO's, and other information in connection with engineer troops prior to the invasion of Poland,1939.
T-314 R-98: II Army Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Poland 1939
DVD with 1,164 images of records from the Fortification Staff of Grenzmark, West, 1939; special supply regulations during Operation Y, troop units movements for the invasion of Poland, 1939; 58 maps of supply bases and depots in Eastern Prussia, 1939; tactical and administrative data for the period prior to the invasion of Poland and during the first weeks of the campaign, 11 Aug - 14 Sep 39; special regulations and directives for the last part of the Polish campaign, 29 Sep - 10 Oct 39.
T-314 R-200: III Panzer Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Jan-Nov 1943
DVD with 1,322 images of reports, correspondence, and supply directives; a report on withdrawal to the Don and encampment of the divisions in the Kharkov area, a report on exploitation of occupied territory and measures to wipe out the practice of German soldiers trading Wehrmacht clothing and equipment with Russian civilians, a report on transportation difficulties, a chart on vehicle strength and shortages of vehicles and spare parts, a report on withdrawal of Corps HQ, Jan-Jul 43; reports of casualties, shifting of units, defensive and offensive actions, tactical moves and weather, Jul-Sep 43; reports of defensive and offensive actions, conflict over command between Corps Commander and SS-Brigadefuehrer Gille, and the Russian breakthrough, Sep - Nov 43.
T-314 R-201: III Panzer Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Aug-Nov 1943
DVD with 1,492 images of a daily journal relating to defensive and offensive actions, guerrilla activities, enemy casualties, Nov-Dec 43; daily and morning reports of the corps and divisions; reports of bitter fighting and Russian losses, operations in the Alexejewka region, and shortages of ammunition, 5-31 Aug 43.
T-314 R-205: III Panzer Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Jul 1943 - Jan 1944
Two DVDs with 1,433 images of 70 daily situation maps of operations in the Charkov, Tscherkassy-Dnieper area, and Beloserje-Smela-Alexandrowka regions, Jul 43 - Jan 44; files concerning administration and supply activities, casualties, awarding of Iron Crosses to personnel, landing of Russian parachute troops behind German lines, and partisan activities, Jul 43 - Jan 44; reports, messages, maps, overlays, information bulletins, OB charts, propaganda leaflets and translations of captured Russian documents concerning enemy combat activities and situation in the Kharkov and Tscherkassy area, 11 Aug - 31 Dec 43; daily reports of own and enemy activity, enemy losses, weather, air activity, enemy propaganda, Aug - Dec 43; maps of daily deployment and location of Red Army units, Aug - Dec 43; order to carry out scorched earth policy in withdrawing, Aug. - Dec 43.
T-314 R-962: XL Panzer Corps War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Apr-Nov 1942
DVD with 1,385 images of an unofficial unit history with detailed accounts of the battle in the Caucasus, 22 Aug - 30 Nov 42; daily combat activity and the tactical situation during Operation "Wilhelm" (offensive operation in the Volchansk area), 2 May 42 - 31 Jan 43; reports, orders, directives, messages, order of battle charts, and maps concerning daily combat activity and the tactical situation on the preparation and execution of Operation "Blau" in the Voronezh area, 29 Apr - 11 Jul 42; reports, orders, messages, notes, and maps concerning daily combat activity and the tactical situation with details on the execution of Operation "Blau," and a listing of enemy defensive actions and losses, 16 Jul 16 - 3 Sep 42.
T-315 R-545: 9th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia May 1943 - Jul 1944
Two DVDs with 1,498 images of orders, reports, and messages, May-Oct 43; war journal of Panzer Nachrichten-Abteilung 85, May-Jun 44; supply orders, Jan 43 - Mar 44; combat reports, 13-25 Jul 44.
T-315 R-587: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Sep-Nov 1941
Three DVDs with 1,478 images of combat experiences, corps and division orders, messages, 12 Sep - 21 Oct 41; war journal of operations and activities in the Moscow area, after action and strength reports, activity reports with enemy situation maps, lists of officer casualties, awards, decorations, and replacements, 22 Oct 41 - 24 Jan 42; corps and division orders, messages, daily reports, and march orders, 22 Oct - 30 Nov 41.
T-315 R-588: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Oct 1941 - Apr 1942
Three DVDs with 1,549 images of corps and division orders, messages, daily reports, and march orders, 22 Oct 41 - 24 Jan 42; war journal of operations and activities in the Myasoyedovo area, 25 Jan - 20 Apr 42; corps and division orders, messages, after action reports, and maps, 25 Jan - 10 Feb 42.
T-315 R-590: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Oct 1941 - Jun 1942
Two DVDs with 1,428 images of messages, traffic regulations, maps, and overlays, 22 Oct 41 - 22 Apr 42; war journal of operations and activities in the Bryansk, and Orel areas. Also, reports on partisan warfare and air attacks, 2 Feb - 27 Jun 42; reports, traffic regulations, corps and division orders, messages, conference notes, and maps, 17 Apr - 27 Jun 42.
T-315 R-591: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Apr-Oct 1942
Two DVDs with 1,330 images of reports, corps and division orders, messages, conference notes, and maps, 22 May - 6 Jul 42; activity report concerning casualties awards and decorations, and transfer and replacement of officers, 21 Apr - 30 Jun 42; war journal concerning operations and activities in the Voronezh and Orel areas, 28 Jun - 31 Oct 42.
T-315 R-593: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Jun-Oct 1942
Two DVDs with 1,507 images of after action reports, messages, corps and division orders, maps, combat experiences, 23 Aug - 31 Oct 42; aerial photographs of front north of Bolschow, 24 Jun - 4 Sep 42; activity reports, with situation maps and overlays, concerning enemy operations between Orel and Voronezh, 28 Jun - 31 Oct 42; reports, messages, and interrogation summaries of prisoners of war, deserters, and partisans, 23 Jun - 22 Sep 42.
T-315 R-594: 11th Panzer Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Jun-Dec 1942
Two DVDs with 1,074 images of reports, messages, and interrogation summaries of prisoners of war, deserters, and partisans, 26 Jun - 22 Sep 42; war journal of anti-partisan operations and activities in the Roslavl area and movement to the Millerovo area for the battle of the Don River Bend, 1 Nov - 31 Dec 42; messages, reports on partisan activities, after action reports, and corps and division orders, 1 Nov - 4 Dec 41.
T-315 R-1045: 69th Infantry Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Norway Jun 1940 - Jun 1942
DVD with 1,420 images of activities in Norway, replacement of new recruits for training, British air activities and damage to ships in the harbor of Bergen, 11 Jun 40 - 7 May 41; corps and division orders and reports, division after action reports, orders and reports concerning training and supply services, 11 Jun 40 - 26 Apr 41; activity reports of the Feldgendarmerietruppe 169 (mot.) in Bergen, 9-22 Dec 40; intelligence reports concerning Norwegian propaganda, attitudes local population toward the occupation forces, and news reports from London, 7 Nov 41 - 22 Jun 42; intelligence reports concerning release of prisoners of war and internees and signed statements upon their release, 11 Apr - 12 Jun 40.
T-315 R-1960: 296th Infantry Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Apr-Oct 1943
DVD with 1,134 images of daily messages, Apr-Oct 43.
T-315 R-1961: 296th Infantry Division War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Russia Mar-Dec 1942
DVD with 1,038 images of daily messages, Nov-Dec 42; orders, directives, reports, and maps pertaining to the construction of German and enemy positions, expenditure of ammunition, supply routes, health of troops, mine accidents, battle conduct during position defense, winter mobility, training, and the formation of alert units, an order-of-battle chart and after action critique relating to the battles during the summer of 1942; 11 May - 21 Dec 42; after action reports concerning combat operations, Apr- Dec 42; activity report concerning enemy operations, losses, morale, unit identification, combat methods, training status, rations, weapons, and tactical situation; German propaganda; counterintelligence activity; and troop training, indoctrination, and entertainment, Apr- Dec 42.
T-1022 R-4043: OKM Naval High Command Baltic War Diary (Kriegstagebuch), Aug 1943 - Nov 1944
Two DVDs with 533 images of war diary of Naval Group Command East, Aug-Dec 43 (16-30 Oct missing) and 1 Oct - 15 Nov 44.
T-1022 R-4081: OKM Naval High Command Miscellaneous Documents 1926-1945
DVD with 812 images of files concerning the surrender of German armed forces and their future disposition, 10-15 May 45; press articles about the appointment of Admiral Raeder as head of the German Navy, July 26 - Aug 29; measures to be taken upon outbreak of war, administration in Poland, service instructions, direction of foreign propaganda, organization of Russian Baltic and Northern Waters Fleets, Sep 39 - Sep 41; use of aerial mines during the "siege of England", Oct 41 - Jan 42; miscellaneous articles on naval warfare, naval air tactical cooperation, and naval strategy, 1934-44. Note, some images are dark and difficult to read.
T-1022 R-4082: OKM Naval High Command Miscellaneous Documents 1942-1945
Two DVDs with 937 images of files continued from T-1022 Roll 4081; reports on the general progress of fighting, reports of U-Boat movements, brief reports on S-Boat actions, war on merchant shipping, 16 Mar - 20 Apr 45; general situation reports from all fronts, 14 Mar - 21 Apr 45. Note, some images are dark and difficult to read.