Archive/File: imt/nca/nca-06/nca-06-C-30 Last-Modied: 2000/01/05 TRANSLATION OF DOCUMENT C-30 MOST SECRET C. O. Air/Sea Forces 27.7.39. "Transportubueng Stolpmuende" SECRET C. O. Air/Sea Forces -- Order No. 3. Occupation of the German Free State of Danzig on .......... (Y-day) I. The Fuehrer and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces has ordered the reunion of the German Free State of Danzig with [Page 832] the Greater German Reich. The Armed Forces must occupy the Danzig Free State immediately in order to protect the German population. There will be no hostile intention on the part of Poland so long as the occupation takes place without the force of arms. II. How the occupation is to be effected. a. The Army will enter the Danzig Free State with troop units from East Prussia, in order to occupy and defend the Polish frontiers. Until the town of Danzig is reache -- the advance, unhindered, is expected about -- o'clock (Y+16 hours), -- the Danzig police, supported by the population, will hold and defend the town. b. The Air Force, will support the army by the employment of air-borne troops in Danzig and will defend Danzig territory against the Polish air-force. c. The Navy will defend the bay of Danzig against Polish forces, at the same time protecting the mouth of the Weichsel at Schiewenhorst and Neufahr against the penetration of Polish Light forces and auxiliary vessels. It will afford protection and support to the German population, by entering the Neufahr waters and Danzig, and defend the westerplatte which belongs to the Polish armed forces installation. * * * Sgd. Cooler.
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