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What does OB stand for?

OB stands for Oberkommando (German: High Command)

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  • Military and Government

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9) Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW), "Defense of Constanza and Oil Area," February 20, 1941, Bundesarchiv-Militaarchiv File 2 II/271, Freiburg, Germany (hereafter cited as BA-MA); Deutsches Luftwaffe Mission in Rumanien (DLM), "Report on the Defense of the Romanian Oil Area," December 14, 1941, BA-MA RL 9/62; DLM, "Defended Air Space in Romania," July 16, 1941, National Archives Records Administration, Microfilm Series T-405, Roll 49, Frame 4888173, College Park, MD (hereafter cited as NARA T-405/49/4888173); and Alexander Statiev, "Antonescu's Eagles Against Stalin's Falcons: The Romanian Air Force, 1920-1941," The Journal of Military History 66, no.
Schlussbesprechung des Kriegsspiele-B-des Oberkommando der Kriegsmarine 1937/38 durch den Flottenchef am 12.
At the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, a heated confrontation between General Halder and Field Marshal von Brauchitsch on the one side and Hitler, feebly supported by his yes men Keitel and Jodl on the other, ended with Hitler hysterically screaming: 'I order that all advance panzer formations are brought back to the Kanallinie.