The Last Battle: Initial Research – OHIO University Libraries

Box 38

  • Folder 5
    • Outline, ideas and framework.
      • Book outline and framework (Ts carbon, 4p.; c.2 Ts, 3p.).
      • Draft letter concerning project to Hobe lewis (Ts with holo revisions, 3p.).
      • List of documents needed (photostat, 3p.).
      • People to be located (Ts, 1p.).
      • List of military units which need records located (Ts carbon, 1p.).
      • Memo Bruce Lee to Ryan on analysis of MS #P-136, June 25, 1962 (Ts, 5p.).
      • Memo G. Fort to Ryan on various research documents, Aug 14, 1962 (Ts with holo additions, 1p.).
      • Notebook with ideas, Frau Ilona Hohenau interview (holo, 49p.).
  • Folder 6
    • List of book characters with location and nationality (Ts, 2p.).
    • Notes on units, personnel, material to be used in research (holo, 25p.).
  • Folder 7
    • “Who Was a Nazi?”, Office of Military Government for Germany, United States, Berlin, June, 1946 (brochure, 36p.).
  • Folder 8
    • “Berlin”, Ullstein Publishing Co, Templhof, Berlin, ca. Aug, 1961 (20p.).
  • Folder 9
    • SCOOP (Press Club of San Francisco publication), 1946 (160p.).

Box 39

  • Folder 1
    • Listing of Historical Division, U.S. Army, Europe, publication series (photostat with holo notations, 8p.).
    • *Historical Division, U.S. Army, Europe, was consolidated into the Office of Chief Military History (OCMH). All documents will be labeled “OCMH”, regardless of origin.
  • Folder 2 – OCMH publications.
    • Willemer, Wilhelm, “The German Defense of Berlin”, MS #P-136 (xerox, 69p.).
  • Folder 3
    • Rendulic, Lothar, “A Gp South”, MS #B-328 (xerox, 18p.).
  • Folder 4
    • “The Fighting Qualities of the Russian Solider”, MS #D-036 (xerox, 12p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Bauer, Magna, “The End of Army Group Weichsel and Twelfth Army, April 27 – May 7, 1945”, MS #R-69 (xerox, 96p.).
  • Folder 6
    • Blumentritt, Gunther, “Battles Fought by the First Parachute Army between 28 March and 9 April 1945 (east of the Rhine)”, MS #B-354 (xerox, 20p.).
  • Folder 7
    • Wagener, Carl, “A Gp B – Estimate of the Situation concerning the Remagen Bridgehead”, MS #B-593 (xerox, 18p.).
  • Folder 8
    • Estor, Fritz, “Eleventh Army (1-23 April 1945)”, MS #B-581 (xerox, 46p.).
  • Folder 9
    • “The Last Russian Offensive 1945, XXVII Corps Sector”, MS #D-281 (xerox, 63p.).
  • Folder 10
    • Von Edelsheim, “Capitulation Negotiations between the 12 (German) Armee and the 9th (American) Army, which took place at Syendal on 4 May 1945”, MS #B-220 (xerox, 7p.).
  • Folder 11
    • Arndt, Karl, “XXXIX Panzer Corpe (22 Apr – 7 May 45)”, MS #B-221 (xerox, 30p.).
  • Folder 12
    • Blumentritt, Gunther, “The Last Battles of ‘A.O.K. Blumentritt’ 10 Apr – 5 May 45”, MS #B-361 (xerox, 30p.).
  • Folder 13
    • Blimentritt, Gunther, “The Inhumanity of Modern Warfare”, MS #B-662 (xerox, 13p.).
  • Folder 14
    • Schramm, Percy, “Wehrmacht losses (World War II)”, MS #B-176 (xerox, 34p.).
  • Folder 15
    • Wagener, Carl, “The Remagen Bridgehead (11 Mar 45 – 21 Mar 45)”, ch.6 of MS #A-965 (xerox, 19p.).
  • Folder 16
    • Raus, Erhard, “The ‘Pomeranian Battle’ and the Command in the East”, MS #D-189 (xerox, 36p.).
  • Folder 17
    • Wenck, “Report on the Twelfth Army”, MS #B- 394 (xerox, 8p.).
  • Folder 18-19
    • Boldt, Gerhard, IN THE SHELTER WITH HILTER (pp. 1-78, xerox; complete; 3 copies).
  • Folder 20
    • Oldfield, Barney, NEVER A SHOT FIRED IN ANGER (pp. 210-241, xerox).
  • Folder 21
    • Montgomery, Fldm Bernard, NORMANDY TO THE BALTIC (pp. 261-277, xerox; 2 copies).
  • Folder 22
    • Saunders, Hilary St George, THE RED BERET (pp. 310-315, xerox).
  • Folder 23
    • Weidling, Helmut, “The Final Battle in Berlin (April 23 to May 2, 1945)”,
    • WEHRWISSENSCHAFTLICHE RUNDSCHAU, #1- 3, Jan-Mar, 1962 (Ts, 31p.; c.2 carbon, 31p.).

Box 40

  • Folder 1
    • Simonov, Konstantin, “As Victor in Berlin” (Ts with holo revisions, 8p.).
  • Folder 2
    • Gruber, Heinrich, “To Live with the Russians”, STERN, May 2, 1965 (Ts with holo revisions, 9p.).
  • Folder 3
    • DIE GESCHICHTE DES PANZERKORPS GROSSDEUTSCHLAND (History of the Tank Corps “Grossdeutschland”), ch.7 (English: Ts, 3p.; c.2 carbon, 3p.).
  • Folder 4
    • Von Tippelskirch, Kurt, HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR (pp. 656ff as Ts, 10p.; c.2 carbon, 9p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Kesselring, Fldm, MEMOIRS (pp. 237-319, xerox).
  • Folder 6
    • McMillian, Richard, MIRACLE BEFORE BERLIN (pp. 128-160, xerox).
  • Folder 7
    • Lederrey, E., GERMANY’S DEFEAT IN THE EAST – 1941-45 (pp. 195-230, xerox).
  • Folder 8
    • D’Arcy-Dawson, John, EUROPEAN VICTORY (pp. 267-299, xerox).
  • Folder 9
    • Singh, Brig Thakur, “The Battle of Berlin”, JOURNAL OF THE UNITED SERVICE INSTITUTION OF INDIA, v.79-80, 1949-50 (pp.163-168, xerox).
  • Folder 10
    • Trevor-Roper, Hugh, THE LAST DAYS OF HITLER (pp. 265- 273, xerox).
  • Folder 11
    • Montgomery, Fldm Bernard, “An Approach to Sanity”, CHICHELE LECTURE, May, 1959 (pp.43-94, xerox).
  • Folder 12
    • Axmann, Artur, “With Hitler in His Bunker”, STERN, Apr 25, 1965 (Ts with holo revisions, 35p.).
    • Letter John Flint to Ryan, TLS, June 9, 1965 (1p.).
  • Folder 13
    • Bradley, Omar, A SOLIDER’S STORY (pp. 530-539, 543-554, xerox).
  • Folder 14
    • Leahy, Adm William, I WAS THERE (pp. 350-365, xerox).
  • Folder 15
    • Bernadotte, Count Folke, THE CURTAIN FALLS (pp. 86-94, 104-119, xerox).
  • Folder 16
    • Deane, John, THE STRANGE ALLIANCE (pp. 134-139, 142-155, 162-181, xerox).
  • Folder 17
    • Lee, Bruce, NEWSWEEK article, May 9, 1960 (photostat, 3p.).
  • Folder 18
    • LOOK, Jan 6, 1959; May 4, 1965; June 1, 1965.
  • Folder 19
    • TRUE, March 1963.
  • Folder 20
    • NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, Sept 12, 1965; Dec 26, 1965.
  • Folder 21
    • “Berlin/1964”, ESQUIRE, July 1964 (pp. 35-40).
  • Folder 22
    • NEW YORKER, Apr 7, 14, 28, 1951; May 5, 1951.

Box 41

  • Folder 1
    • “La Chute de Berlin”, PARIS MATCH, Feb 20, 1965.
  • Folder 2
    • Donnison, F.S.V., HISTORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR – CIVIL AFFAIRS AND MILITARY GOVERNMENT NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-46 (pp. 187-205, xerox).
  • Folder 3
    • Riess, Curt, THE BERLIN STORY (pp. 12-15, xerox).
    • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 (Official RAF history), v.3 (pp. 288, 292 as Ts, 1p.).
    • Webster, Sir Charles, THE STRATEGIC AIR OFFENSIVE AGAINST GERMANY 1939-45, v.3 (p. 199 as Ts, 1p.).
    • Byford-Jones, BERLIN TWLIGHT (pp. 29-32, xerox).
    • Thorwald, Jurgen, FLIGHT IN THE WINTER (Ts carbon, 1p.).
    • Morgan, Gen Sir Frederick, PEACE AND WAR (pp. 206, 211- 213 as Ts, 2p.).
  • Folder 4
    • “The War Ends in Europe”, LIFE, May 14, 1945 (xerox, 17p.).
  • Folder 5
    • Powell, Robert, “Berlin Today”, FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW, Oct, 1945 (pp. 234-239, xerox).
  • Folder 6
    • Baldwin, Hanson W., “America at War: Victory in Europe”, FOREIGN AFFAIRS, July, 1945 (pp. 527-542, xerox).
  • Folder 7
    • Cartier, Raymond, “The Day Hitler Died”, PARIS MATCH, July 6, 1962 (English: Ts, 36p.).
  • Folder 8
    • “Letter from Berlin”, NEW YORKER, Aug 4, 1945 (photostat, 6p.).
  • Folder 9
    • “Berlin: The Broken City”, ATLANTIC MONTHLY supplement, Dec, 1963 (pp. 84-134).
  • Folder 10
    • Nichol, David M., excerpts from Washington POST articles, Dec 25-27, 1961 (mimeograph, 9p.).
  • Folder 11
    • Letter John Wilhelm to Ryan, TLS, Mar 18, 1965 (1p.).
    • Newspaper and magazine articles, Apr – May, 1945 (77 items: 215p.).
  • Folder 12
    • Newspaper and magazine articles, 1963-1965 (15 items: 39p.).
    • Note James Gavin to Ryan, TNS, June 21, 1965 (1p.).
  • Folder 13
    • HELL ON WHEELS (2nd Armored Div newsletter), v.1, #1-7, 9-17, May 9 – Sept 6, 1945 (16 issues: xerox, 62p.).

Cab 81204

  • Drw10
    • New York newspapers, Apr 11-14, 1945 (photostat, 62p.).

Cab 113631

  • Drw2
    • Maps.
      • Germany (composite), scale 1:100,00, 1952.
      • Berlin (composite), scale 1:20,000, 1945.
      • Area maps.
        • Rendsburg, scale 1:100,00, 1958 (2 copies).
        • Boizenburg, scale 1:100,000, 1959 (2 copies).
        • Ahrensburg, scale 1:100,000, 1959 (2 copies).
        • Luneburg, scale 1:100,000, 1954 (2 copies).
        • Kiel, scale 1:100,000, 1959 (2 copies).
        • Lubeck, scale 1:100,000, 1959 (2 copies).
        • Flensburg, scale 1:250,000, 1958 (2 copies).
        • Slupsk, scale 1:250,000 1952.
        • Pila, scale 1:250,000 1954.
        • Poznan, scale 1:250,000, 1960.
        • Gdansk, scale 1:250,000, 1959.
        • Bydgoszcz, scale 1:250,000, 1960.
        • Olsztyn, scale 1:250,000, 1959.
        • Wloclawek, scale 1:250,000, 1960.
        • Karl-marx-Stadt (Chemnitz), scale 1:250,000, 1959.
        • Praha, scale 1:250,000, 1959.
        • Lodz, scale 1:2500,000, 1960.
        • Radom, scale 1:250,000, 1959.
        • Kielce, scale 1:250,000, 1958.
        • Krakow, scale 1:250,000, 1960.