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The Supreme Command

Author: Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1954.
Series: United States Army in World War II., European theater of operations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A description of General Eisenhower's 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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Genre/Form: Government publications
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pogue, Forrest C.
Supreme Command.
Washington, Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1954
(OCoLC)569239001
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Forrest C Pogue; Center of Military History.
OCLC Number: 1247005
Notes: "Europe and the Near East [map] compiled and drawn in the Cartographic Section of the National Geographic Society," fold., in pocket.
"Document for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, cloth, $6.50."
Credits: "Europe and the Near East [map] compiled and drawn in the Cartographic Section of the National Geographic Society," fold., in pocket.
Description: xxi, 607 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps (some folded, color) ; 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.
Series Title: United States Army in World War II., European theater of operations.
Responsibility: Forrest C. Pogue.

Abstract:

A description of General Eisenhower's 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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