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Enemy Air-Borne Forces, Military Intelligence Service, Special Series No. 7, December 2, 1942
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Like all German operations, an Axis air-borne attack will be based on and is particularly suited to the principle of reinforcing success. The initial plan will be only a short-term one, the later stages depending entirely on reports of initial successes being received at directing headquarters. Plans will be bold and probably not expected to succeed in all cases.

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