HECHLER, Maj Kenneth William

Scope and Content

Photocopy of the report 'The Enemy Side of the Hill, the 1945 background on interrogation of German commanders', compiled by Maj Kenneth William Hechler, chief interrogator, 1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

Chief interrogator of captured German officers. Publications: Author of Insurgency: personalities and politics of the Taft era, (Columbia University Press, New York, 1940) and The bridge at Remagen (Hamilton, London, 1961).


Single item

Access Information

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Report was presented to the Centre by Professor Albert Kenneth Roland Kiralfy (b 1915), interpreter and administrator on the commission and Professor of Law at King's College London, 1964-1981.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.