On June 4, 1946, Dr. Hans Exner, Jodl’s Counsel, called him to the stand to explain his relationship to Keitel. He stated, in German, that he was chief of one of the many departments subordinate to Keitel. He did not have authority to issue orders. The Defendant Jodl was Chief of the Operations Staff of the OKW and reported to Keitel and Hitler.
Produced by US Army Signal Corps 1945-1956, housed in National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). Digitized and provided by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum; Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive.