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The Supreme Command

Author: Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1996.
Series: United States Army in World War II., European theater of operations.; CMH pub, 7-1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database: WorldCat
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A description of General Eisenhower₂s wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations.
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Title: The Supreme Command /
Database Name: WorldCat
All Authors / Contributors: Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History.
ISBN: 0160019168; 9780160019166
Notes: Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1954.
Shipping list no.: 1996-0045-S.
U.S.G.P.O. sales statement incorrect in publication.
Six col. maps on folded leaves attached to page 3 of cover.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Content: The supreme commander -- The coalition command -- The nature of SHAEF -- The machinery of SHAEF -- Planning before SHAEF -- SHAEF revises plans for the attack -- SHAEF's air problems, January-June 1944 -- Relations with the occupied countries -- Final preparations for the invasion -- D Day to the breakout -- The breakout and pursuit to the Seine -- The campaign in southern France -- Relations with the French, June-September 1944 -- The pursuit stops short of the Rhine -- Command reorganization, June-October 1944 -- Fighting in the north -- The battles of attrition, September-December 1944 -- Relations with liberated countries -- Program for Germany -- The winter counteroffensives -- The battle for the Rhineland -- The battle for the Ruhr -- The drive to the Elbe -- The drive to the Elbe (continued) -- The German surrender -- The last phase.
Description: xxi, 607 pages, 6 folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: The supreme commander -- The coalition command -- The nature of SHAEF -- The machinery of SHAEF -- Planning before SHAEF -- SHAEF revises plans for the attack -- SHAEF's air problems, January-June 1944 -- Relations with the occupied countries -- Final preparations for the invasion -- D Day to the breakout -- The breakout and pursuit to the Seine -- The campaign in southern France -- Relations with the French, June-September 1944 -- The pursuit stops short of the Rhine -- Command reorganization, June-October 1944 -- Fighting in the north -- The battles of attrition, September-December 1944 -- Relations with liberated countries -- Program for Germany -- The winter counteroffensives -- The battle for the Rhineland -- The battle for the Ruhr -- The drive to the Elbe -- The drive to the Elbe (continued) -- The German surrender -- The last phase.
Responsibility: by Forrest C. Pogue.
Genre/Form: Government publications
Year: 1996.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.,
Standard Numbers: Stock no: 008-029-00076-8
Class Descriptors: LC Class No.: D756.3; Dewey No.: 940.5373
Corporate Author: Center of Military History.
Series: United States Army in World War II. European theater of operations; CMH pub ;; Number: 7-1; Variation: United States Army in World War II.; Variation: CMH pub ; 7-1.
OCLC No.: 34753879

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A description of General Eisenhower₂s wartime command, focusing on the general, his staff, and his superiors in London and Washington and contrasting Allied and enemy command organizations.
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