Letter From East German Deputy Defense Minister Heinz Kessler to Erich Honecker About His Conversation with Marshal Yakubovsky31 Aug 1968
In this report, East German Deputy Minister Heinz Kessler provides information on his meeting with Supreme Commander of the United Armed Forces Ivan Yakubovsky. The meeting addresses the possibility of a participation of the East German National People's Army in the military invasion of Czechoslovakia, and discusses how much information should be released on this sensitive issue.
Collection: A Cardboard Castle?
Origin (Agency): East German Ministry of Defense
Sender: Heinz Kessler, East German Deputy Minister of Defense
Recipient: Erich Honecker, General Secretary of the East German Socialist Unity Party
Language of Original Document: German
Number of Pages: 3
Cold War Period: 1960s
Persons: Hoffmann, Iakubovskii, Kessler
Document Source: Federal Archives of Germany, Military Branch (BA-MA), Freiburg i. Br.
Call Number: VA-01/23454
Document Companion: Document No. 58