Hubert Speckner

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Hubert Speckner (born March 15, 1958 in Melk ) is an Austrian civil servant with the official title of Hofrat of the Federal Ministry for National Defense (BMLV), historian and officer ( Colonel dhmfD ) of the militia .


Speckner comes from Lower Austria . From 1978 to 1990 he worked in school in Vorarlberg . In 1980 he did military service in the Austrian Armed Forces . From 1985 to 1991 he studied history and German at the University of Innsbruck . In the 1990s he was used in the Landwehr Trunk Regiment 91, in the Jägerregiment 9 and in the Vorarlberg military command . In 1995 he completed a doctoral degree ( Dr. phil. ) At the universities of Innsbruck, Graz and Vienna with Gerhard Jagschitz and Stefan Karner on the subjectThe prisoner-of-war camps of the German Wehrmacht in the 'Ostmark' from 1939 to 1945 .

In 2000 he became head of department and in 2004 deputy head of department in the Military History Research Department of the Military History Museum in Vienna. Furthermore, in 2001 he became a guest teacher at the Theresian Military Academy and the National Defense Academy . In 2009 he became the main teaching officer at the Institute for Human and Social Sciences at the National Defense Academy. He holds the militia rank of a colonel of the higher military professional service.

Speckner is married and has one daughter.

Fonts (selection)

  • Poetry and Truth in the Middle Ages. The life of court society as reflected in court literature . Edition Praesens, Vienna 1995, ISBN 3-901126-26-0 .
  • In the hands of the enemy. POW camp in the "Ostmark" 1939 to 1945 (= research on the consequences of war . Vol. 3). Oldenbourg, Vienna a. a. 2003, ISBN 3-486-56713-6 .
  • with Wolfgang Etschmann (Ed.): For the protection of the Republic of Austria…. [Contributions to the history of the Austrian Armed Forces] (= writings on the history of the Austrian Armed Forces . Special volume). Gra & Wis, Vienna 2005, ISBN 3-902455-03-9 .
  • From over there…. The refugee aid of the Austrian Armed Forces in the years 1956 to 1999 (= writings on the history of the Austrian Armed Forces . Vol. 10). Gra and Wis, Vienna 2006, ISBN 3-902455-10-1 .
  • For assistance at the Tyrolean border…. The security operation of the Austrian Armed Forces on the border with South Tyrol (= writings on the history of the Austrian Armed Forces . Vol. 19). Edited by the General Staff of the Federal Ministry of Defense and Sport and the Army History Museum , Vienna 2012, ISBN 978-3-902551-30-6 .
  • Between Porze and Roßkarspitz…. The "incident" of June 25, 1967 in the Austrian security files . Gra & Wis, Vienna 2013, ISBN 978-3-902455-21-5 .
  • From the "night of fire" to the "Porzescharte"…. The "South Tyrol Problem" of the 1960s in the Austrian security files . Gra & Wis Verlag, Vienna 2016, ISBN 978-3-902455-23-9 .

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