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Army Daily Report
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Army Daily Report

This was the official, daily summary report given by the commanders-in-chief of the warring states to inform the public about developments in the World War. The events recorded in the German Army Daily Report were at first compiled by the quartermaster general; later, by Department IIIb of the Deputy General Staff in Berlin; and then, by the Operations Office of the Supreme Army Command. In addition to press censorship, an additional means for military control of news releases to the homeland was made available t…

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Thoss, Bruno, “Army Daily Report”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2015

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