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Author: Dwight D Eisenhower; Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
Publisher: New York, Arco Pub. Co. [1946]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This historical report was written by Dwight D. Eisenhower, covering the planning and preparation of operations from D-Day to the final conclusion of World War II.
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Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
Eisenhower's own story of the war.
New York, Arco Pub. Co. [1946]
(OCoLC)563022537
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight D Eisenhower; Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
OCLC Number: 1249623
Notes: Pub. also under title: Report by the Supreme Commander to the combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expeditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945.
Description: vi, 122 pages maps, diagram, portraits 29 cm
Contents: Preface: Summary of operations in Northwest Europe --
Planning and Preparation --
The COSSAC plan --
Development of plan OVERLORD --
Logistical problems --
German miscalculations --
Preparatory operations --
Enemy capabilities --
The assault --
Establishment of the lodgement area --
The breakthrough --
The battle of the Falaise-Argentan pocket --
The advance to the Seine --
The build-up and the allied navies --
The advance from the Seine to the German border --
Consolidation on the frontier --
The Ardennes counteroffensive --
Plans for the 1945 campaign --
Operations to reach the Rhine --
Crossing the Rhine --
The envelopment of the Ruhr and the junction with the Russians --
The final phase --
The surrender --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by the supreme commander, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, on the war in Europe from the day of invasion to the day of victory.

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This historical report was written by Dwight D. Eisenhower, covering the planning and preparation of operations from D-Day to the final conclusion of World War II.

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