A command post at war : First Army headquarters in Europe, by David W. Hogan Jr, Center of Military History United States

By David W. Hogan Jr, Center of Military History United States Army

A Command put up at warfare is a special tale approximately an American box military headquarters and its association and position in global warfare II, a standpoint that has acquired little recognition via historians before. David W. Hogan Jr. examines the 1st military headquarters's reaction to the try out of army-level command through the interval from its activation in October 1943 to V-E Day in may perhaps 1945. concentrating on the operational point, the extent among the grand technique of countries and theaters and the tactical wrestle of corps and smaller devices, Hogan analyzes the operations, intelligence, logistical, and administrative features of the headquarters; the techniques developed to hold out these features; and the influence of the personalities and types of the commander and employees chiefs at the association. Hogan's quantity indicates the military headquarters of worldwide conflict II as a classy association with capabilities starting from fast supervision of tactical operations to long-range operational making plans and the sustained help of frontline devices. it's a useful case learn for army execs in any respect degrees.

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