- Nazi Conspiracy and Aggression
- Vol. VI
Translation of document C-32
SURVEY LIST COMPLILED AFTER THE CONFERENCE WITH THE CHIEF OF "A" SECTION
9 SEPTEMBER 1933
3 copies 1 Material
1st copy [Illegible notes]
Neu A II v 4212/33 Most Secret
No Measure Details Remarks
1 Exceeding the Number permitted: 1665 Further mines are in
permitted number part
of mines Actual number: 3675 ordered, in part being
(x) should occasion delivered.
this number could
be increased by the
ition of newly
2 Continuous storing of The following guns, Justification:
guns from which Necessity for over-
the North Sea area for according to the hauling. Cheaper
Baltic Versailles Treaty repairs.
artillery batteries. may be removed
from their positions
enance reasons only,
permanently stored up
3 — 30.5 cm
3 — 28 cm
68 — 15 cm
14 — 10.5 cm
8 — 8.8 cm
3 Non-destruction of Since 1919, the Since then, the
guns which following guns following guns
could be used for new have been newly have been handed over
ships and constructed: to the
other new guns by the 6 — 28 cm (for Army for scrapping:
ations for new 48 - 15 cm (for 10 - 28 cm (actually
armament. Deutschland, scrapped)
cruiser) 8 — 21 cm
22 — 10.5 cm 7 — 21 cm
4 — 8.8 cm 25 — 15 cm
----------------- 8 — 10.5 cm
80 guns 30 — 8.8 cm
2 — 7.02 cm
9 — 3.7 cm
A receipt was sent
from the Army
to the Naval Staff
that the 99 guns have
scrapped. We know
the guns were not
this is so, the
question is settled
as far as the Navy is
4 Deviation from the When the change in A transfer conditioned
places armament by
settled by the Entente took place, the modernization, to
for the following avoid firing
disposition of coastal batteries were not set damage and to gain a
batteries. up in clear
exactly the places field of fire. Coronel
laid down by has been set
the Entente. up within the battery
other 3 batteries
outside it. A
Coronal, Borkum (4 - small point, Coastal
28 cm) fortifications
Grosser Kurfust, are purely defense
Pillau (3 - 28 cm) When the equality of
Graf Dohna, been recognized,
Pillau (3 - 17 cm) this question is
Pillau (2 - 8.8 cm)
5 Laying gun-platforms Gun-platforms for the Flak defense is purely
for artillery following a defense
batteries and storing artillery Flak measure.
Flak am- batteries have been
munition in Borkum, laid or are being
Sylt, constructed in
Nordeny, where no Flak positions not allowed
batteries have been Entente:
8 in Pillau
7 in Swinemuende
2 in Bug
2 in Next
1 in Borkum
6 Laying gun-platforms The following gun- The offense over and
in the Kiel platforms have above that
area. been laid or are being in Serial number 3
lies in the fact
constructed in the that all
Kiel area for fortifications are
artillery Flak in the Kiel area. This
2 completed will make it less
4 in construction defense measures.
7 Exceeding the calibre v.d. Goreben Possible justification
permitted is that,
for coastal batteries 3 - 17 cm in place though the calibre is
6 - 15 cm of number of guns is
3 - 17 cm in place
6 - 15 cm of
8 Arming the The arming of the mine- The reply to any
Minesweepers sweepers remonstrance
of the 1st and 2nd against this breach:
mine-sweeping the guns are
half flotillas. The taken from the Fleet
consist of: stores, have been
1 - 10.5 installed only for
1 - MG C/30 All nations arm their
9 Arming of 6 E-boats The boats have MG C/30 Reply to the question:
and 8 Motor E-boats arming:
mine sweepers are also equipped with Only temporary for
torpedos. training and
10 Setting up practice Several practice Flak The practice Flak
Flak batteries batteries stand
batteries have been set up for on provisional gun-
training platforms so
purposes in positions that the character of
according to the temporary measure may
Treaty, they are not retained. Training of
purely as a defense
11 Salute battery The battery should be Purely a defense
Friedrichsort. equipped measure.
only with 7.7 cm field
serviceable it has
however, 4 8.8 cm A/A
quite ready for use.
12 Exceeding the amount The permitted total At the present moment;
of amt. of large
allowed ammunition. ammunition has been quaintities of
exceeded ammunition are in
to the following part being produced,
extent: in part being
delivered so that the
Actual of ammunition
permitted permitted will also
17 cm 16700 soon be exceeded. To
15 cm 90000 question: Ammunition
85600 for heavy
10.5 cm 87000 artillery is not so
134000 much as allowed.
88 cm 166000 The contingents of
164000 material stocks
6 cm 3600 were not fixed in any
8600 of the
3.7 cm 63500 agreements and
118000 suggestions for
---- Naval disarmament
---------------------- already made.
426000 Equality of rights.
The numbers are given
heavy artillery has
not been in-
cluded as in this case
amount is less than
13 Exceeding the number Permitted Actual Can be made light of.
machine guns etc. (1) m/g's
permitted 656 954
(4) gas-masks 22500
The actual amount of
apparti, etc. likewise
amount permitted but
not to any
14 Obtaining 337 m/g C/30 112 m/g C/30 have It devolves into a
without already been question of
scrapping equally delivered. They are detonators. Otherwise
serviceable counted as it is a small
weapons. machine guns. The matter. Weapons for a
ponding number of defensive measure (air
m/g's has not, defense).
existence of 2 cm
with detonators is in
breach of the Hague
Intended: As the term "exempt For the present, the
ships" has armament
15 Arming of U-Boat depot- not yet been applied should not be mounted.
ships to Germany,
16 Arming of E-boat depot- this arming is a
ships breach of the
17 Intended construction The question of Not to be settled
of reserve reserve ships until further
destroyers of 1850 has not yet been notice. If necessary,
tons. settled in our it could be
favour. Under the declared that,
Macdonald according to the
plan, the construction Macdonald plan, it
and would be
tonnage would be possible and that we
justifiable. had agreed
to this plan.
18 Consturction of U-boat Difficult to detect.
parts If necessary
can be denied.
19 Intended construction Not to be settled
of a large until further
armoured ship. notice. On the other
hand, it must
be established that
of the Versailles
Treaty have not
yet been fully
20 Arming of fishing For warning shots.
vessels Make little of it.
21 Arrangement for Gebr, Together with the These firms are
Thiel Army. permissible. The
G.m.b.H. - Ruhla to list has been
undertake superceded in any
the further case by the exclusion
manufacture of of firms,
mechanized detonators. etc. To be made light
ready separate parts,
ism, tools for the
work, so that
time required for
22 Arranging for the Together with the These firms are
Westfaelisch- Army. permissible. The
Anhaltische list has been
Sprengstoffabrik superceded in any
A.G. (Wasag). case by the exclusion
Reinsdorf to of firms, etc.
undertake the further To be made light of.
facture of explosives.
23 Arranging for Julius Together with the This firm is permitted
Pintsch A.G. Army. only for
Fuerstenwalde (Spree) torpedo tubes and air
take the production of compressors. The list
mine has been
shells. superceded in any case
exclusion of firms,
etc. To be
made light of.
24 Incorporation of the According to the list The list has been
firm Kuhl- of firms, K. superceded in
mann, Wilhelmshaven in is not permissible. any case by the
the exclusion of firms,
work of manufacturing etc. To be made light
25 Arranging for Fried. Also not permissible.
sonwerk A.G. Magdeburg
manufacture of Flak
shells, Flak gun
barrles, 2 cm to
10.5 cm Holding ready
the work so that the
quired for starting
work may be
26 Arranging for the Also not permissible.
werk Groeditz to
manufacture of Flak
Holding ready part-
mechanisms, tools for
so that the time
starting work may be
27 Arranging for A.G. Also not permissible.
Elbe to undertake the
facture of explosives.
28 Arranging for The measure can be Together with the
Maschinenfabrik opposed as Army.
Augsburg-Nurnberg a whole as a
A.G., preparation for
Augsburg Works to mobilization.
the mass production of
types, essential for
the work so that the
required for starting
29 Preparations in the
30 Probably in the near future (up to and including 1934) the
serious breaches will be necessary:
(1) Continuation of the work in A I, 1-3.
(2) Continuation of the work in No. 21,22.
(3) Continuation of the work in 24, 25, 26,
27, further work by
Fried. Krupp Grusonwerk A.G. in the production
of complete guns.
(4) Expansion of the Work in 24-28 to include
Appendix to AII v 4212/33 MOST SECRET
II Measure of Organization
No Measure Details Remarks
1 Methodical preparatory Relevant Can be regarded as a
work in correspondence and natural
preparation for appropriate allotting measure to take, with
mobilization. of personnel reference
(G.A.F. employees). to the equality of
The same rights.
applies to the Army.
2 Creating a camouflage The same with the
system of Army.
3 Negotiations with the The same with the
civil author- Army.
ities and the The Army is taking the
responsible part to lead.
be taken by them in
4 Creating groups and The same with the
of the military
are concerned solely
5 Exceeding the From 1 June 33 approx. In the navy, however,
permitted number 1500 the number
of active personnel by persons. From 1 Jan 34 of officers is at the
the approx. moment far
measures of 2300 persons. The army below the officer
reconstruction. quota given in
accordingly. the Versailles Treaty.
6 Inclusion of units of The same with the
the Armed Army.
Forces in planned
for the defense of the
7 Training outside the Training With arms
Armed establishments in
Forces for the purpose Pillau , Wangerooge,
creating a reserve of Swinemuende, Schillig,
sub-leaders, also the Neustadt,
ing young replacements Kiel, Borkum
specialist reserve. In the large towns of Without arms
8 Creating a replacement Imminent (Army)
organization. 1 Oct. 33).
9 Creating an L-officers In camouflaged form
corps. the same
with the Army
10 Nominal and
statistical roll of
11 Professorships of In connection with the Lectures by active
military Reich officers.
science Ministry of Military
Same with the Army.
12 Determining the In cooperation with
production the Army.
capacity of the war-
13 Preparations on paper In cooperation with
for the Army.
making full use of the
in case of
14 Perparations for the In cooperation with
supply or- the Army.
ganization of the