The left-wing, which consists of armoured and motorized forces and has no enemy in front of it, will be stopped dead in its tracks upon direct order from the Fuhrer.

— Franz Halder

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The finishing off of the encircled enemy army is to be left to the Luftwaffe.


Bad weather has grounded the Luftwaffe and now we must stand by and watch countless thousands of the enemy getting away to England under our noses.


The Führer confirms my impressions of yesterday.

He would like an understanding with Great Britain. He knows that war with the British will be hard and bloody, and knows also that people everywhere today are averse to bloodshed.


The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany.


Whenever I go and see the Führer, I've got a loaded pistol in my pocket.

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