Authentic Documents Found In Berlin FIGURES TO NOVEMBER LAST Rec. 1 p.m. LONDON, July 29. Authentic documents seized in Berlin show thaf the German war losses for all services from the outbreak of the war to last November were 4.064,438, of which 2,000,000 were killed and the remainder reported missing, prisoners or permanently disabled. There were 774,184 in hospital at the end of November. The documents were found in the home of the Wehrmacht Propaganda Chief, General Reineke.
The total number killed was 1,911,300, and included the following: Army, 1,707,939; Air Force, 149,787; and Navy, 51.774.
The overall casualty figures are divided, as follow:—Army, 3,630,269; Air Force, 290,839; and Navy, 94,470. 'In addition, 9313 executions were listed in Germany. Casualties on the Russian front alone were 1,419,000 killed, and 907,000 missing or captured—all but a small percentage of Hitler's losses to the end of November.
The major Western Front casual ties occurred after November.
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GERMAN CASUALTIES, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945
GERMAN CASUALTIES Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 178, 30 July 1945
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