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Jodl

Alfred . 1890--1946, German general, largely responsible for German strategy during World War II: executed as a war criminal
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IT'S ALL OVER: General Jodl (centre) signs the German surrender at Reims in 1945.
82) Field Marshal Keitel and Colonel-General Jodl were each indicted on all four counts.
Both the Chief of Staff of the High Command of the Armed Forces (OKW), Wilhelm Keitel, and his lieutenant, the Chief of the Wehrmacht operations staff, Alfred Jodl, had been artillerymen and staff officers in the conflict: their battle had been an indirect one, although Keitel had been wounded.
Crosby, Britner, Jodl, & Portwood, 1995; Meissner, Brigham, & Pfeifer, 2003).
In fact, when briefed on the armada's size by General Albert Jodl, chief of the armed forces operations staff, Hitler declared, "If these reports are true, this is the greatest fleet in the history of the world.
This set in chain a frantic series of negotiations involving Eisenhower's Supreme HQ and General Jodl, the German High Command chief.
COLONEL - GENERAL GUSTAV JODL, THE NEW GERMAN ARMY CHIEF - OF - STAFF, SIGNED FOR GERMANY,
45am the day before, General Jodl, the representative of the German High Command, had put his mark to the important document, declaring: "With this signature the German people are, for better or for worse, delivered into the victor's hands.
51,52) Research by Risch, Jodl and Eccles (53) has indicated that whereas males who feel close to their biological fathers and stepfathers are more likely than others to report negative attitudes toward divorce, closeness does not matter for females.
Thus, lawyers for Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel and Colonel General Alfred Jodl argued that the defendants were following orders and thus not only should have mitigated punishment but also should have no criminal liability.
On February 23, 1940 a meeting of German High Command, with Hitler, Grand Admiral Erich Raeder, the Commander of German Naval Forces, General Wilhelm Keitel, the Chief of staff of OKW (20), and General Alfred Jodl, the Chief of OKW's Operation Section participating, took place.
Alla fine dell'anno pero anche Hitler si era reso conto che non si poteva superare la resistenza di Franco e si adattava a prenderne atto (49); riportiamo in nota il suo dire, molto istruttivo per comprendere la mentalita e le ossessioni del dittatore tedesco, ma sopratutto per mostrare che la Germania era pronta ad attaccare Gibilterra, come del resto sottolineava il generale Jodl secondo il quale nella Francia meridionale erano pronte, ed in corso di addestramento, le forze predisposte per l'occupazione di Gibilterra, costituite da un reggimento di cacciatori da montagna e due battaglioni pionieri con numerosa artiglieria, che si calcolava capaci di occupare la posizione in tre giorni (50).