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Report on Operations in Europe by AEF, June 1944-May 1945

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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 9 May 1945
  • by Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • The original soft cover booklet was published by the U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., in 1945
  • 135 pages
  • 11 maps
  • 1 chart
  • PDF file - #L62-PDF
This is the official report by Eisenhower of the Allied forces campaign in Europe from the invasion of Normandy through the surrender of Germany.
 
Contents
  • Directive: To 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 Lodgment 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

 

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