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Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expenditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945.

Author: Dwight D Eisenhower; Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1994.
Series: CMH pub, 70-58.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The official after-action report of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. This facsimile edition contains Eisenhower's own observations and judgments about operations in the European theater during World War II, providing not only unique insights into the thinking and character of one of the U.S. Army's greatest military commanders but also an illuminating record of momentous events influenced in large measure  Read more...
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Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expenditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1994
(OCoLC)608930261
Online version:
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
Report by the Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expenditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945.
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 1994
(OCoLC)624379098
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dwight D Eisenhower; Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.; Center of Military History.
OCLC Number: 32368950
Notes: Signed: Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, Allied Expenditionary Force.
Facsimile reprint: Originally published: Washington, D.C.: Govt. Print. Off., 1946.
Shipping list no.: 95-0153-P.
Description: xiii, 123 pages : maps ; 31 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Harold W. Nelson --
Directive to the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force : issued 12 February 1944 --
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.
Series Title: CMH pub, 70-58.
Other Titles: Supreme Commander to the Combined Chiefs of Staff on the operations in Europe of the Allied Expenditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945
Allied Expenditionary Force, 6 June 1944 to 8 May 1945

Abstract:

The official after-action report of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. This facsimile edition contains Eisenhower's own observations and judgments about operations in the European theater during World War II, providing not only unique insights into the thinking and character of one of the U.S. Army's greatest military commanders but also an illuminating record of momentous events influenced in large measure by a distinguished soldier and towering figure in American historiography.

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