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

ISBN-10: 016049771X

ISBN-13: 9780160497711

A Command submit at warfare is a special tale approximately an American box military headquarters and its association and position in international struggle II, a point of view that has got little awareness by means of 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 might 1945. targeting 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 capabilities of the headquarters; the approaches advanced to hold out these capabilities; and the impression of the personalities and kinds of the commander and employees chiefs at the association. Hogan's quantity indicates the military headquarters of global struggle II as a classy association with capabilities starting from quick supervision of tactical operations to long-range operational making plans and the sustained help of frontline devices. it's a helpful case learn for army execs in any respect degrees.

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