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History of COSSAC (Chief of Staff to Supreme Allied Commander), 1943-44
  • Historical Sub-Section, Office of Secretary, General Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force
    • A Merriam Press World War 2 History
      • Sixth Edition 2020
      • 112 6x9-inch pages
      • 5 photos
      • 1 illustration
      • 2 charts
      • 1 document
  • Paperback Edition

Official history of the initial planning for the Normandy invasion, prepared by the Historical Sub-Section, Office of Secretary, General Staff, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force. Covers the origins, aims, and the development of COSSAC, Operation Cockade, Operation Rankin, and Operation Overlord. Includes a biography of Lt.-Gen Sir Frederick E. Morgan, Chief of Staff to the Supreme Allied Commander (COSSAC), the original planner of Operation Overlord.


Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: The Origins of COSSAC
  • Chapter 2: The Aims of COSSAC
  • Chapter 3: The Development of COSSAC
  • Chapter 4: Operation Cockade
  • Chapter 5: Operation Rankin
  • Chapter 6: Operation Overlord
  • Appendices
    • The Badge of Supreme Headquarters
    • The First COSSAC Plan
    • Lieutenant General Sir Frederick E. Morgan, KCB, Royal Army
  • Bibliography

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