Henle Reinhard (Gehnien)( One of the leaders of intelligence, Maj. Gen.)
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Biography Henle Reinhard (Gehnien)
Henle (Gehnien) Reinhard (3.4.1902, Erfurt -8.6.1979, Munich), one of the leaders of intelligence, Major General (1.12.1944). 20/4/1920 voluntarily enlisted in the Reichswehr, 1/12/1923 to lieutenant 3rd Artillery Regiment. On 10.11.1938 the commander of 8-th battery 18 th Artillery Regiment. In the Polish campaign (from 1.9.1939) senior officer of the General Staff (Operations Chief) Staff of the 213th Infantry Division. October 25. transferred to the Great General Staff. Since June 1940 the Chief of Staff Adjutant Army gen.F. Halder. Autumn of 1940 appointed head of the Operations Division of the General Staff of the Army. 1/4/1942 Ganley was appointed head of the 12 th Division of the General Staff 'foreign army of the East', who was involved in military intelligence on the Soviet Army. The jurisdiction of Henle was operational intelligence on the Soviet-front, but his office could not compete with the powerful intelligence agencies - Abwehr, Admiral F. Canaris and political intelligence in. Schellenberg. 9/4/1945 Ganley was replaced by Colonel D. Wessel.
Immediately after the surrender of Germany Henle, as a specialist on the Soviet Union, was brought to the work of the Americans, the money which he created a new intelligence service - 'the organization of Henle'. Only in April. 1953 began the transfer of 'organization Henle' under the jurisdiction of the Government of Germany (formally the transition completed by 1.4.1956). Then create Genlenom office called the Federal Intelligence Service, an official with the task of intelligence outside of Germany. 1/5/1968 handed the Fed's all the same Gerhard Wessel, who now held the rank of general.