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The Supreme Command
The Supreme Command
Pogue, Forrest C. author.
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Center of Military History, United States Army, 2017.
Physical Description:
xxi, 607 pages, 6 folded leaves of plates : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
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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"First printed 1954."

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Six color maps on folded leaves attached to page 3 of cover.
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.
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