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Pac.D769.P64 2017
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TITLE: The Supreme Command / by Forrest C. Pogue.
AUTHOR: Pogue, Forrest C., author.
SERIES: United States Army in World War II. The European theater of operations
SERIES: United States Army in World War II. European theater of operations.
PUBLISHED: Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
DESCRIPTION: xxi, 607 pages, 6 folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
NOTES: "First printed 1954."
NOTES: Six color maps on folded leaves attached to page 3 of cover.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (pages 557-568) and index.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
NOTES: -- 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.
NOTES: 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.
SUBJECT: Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
SUBJECT: World War (1939-1945)
SUBJECT: Military planning --History --20th century.
SUBJECT: World War, 1939-1945 --Campaigns--Europe.
SUBJECT: Military campaigns.
SUBJECT: Military planning.
SUBJECT: Europe.
ADDED ENTRY: Center of Military History, issuing body.
ADDED ENTRY: Reprint of (manifestation): Pogue, Forrest C. Supreme Command. Washington, D.C. : Office of the Chief of Military History, Dept. of the Army, 1954.

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