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

A Command put up at conflict is a distinct tale approximately an American box military headquarters and its association and position in global struggle II, a viewpoint that has got little consciousness by way of historians previously. David W. Hogan Jr. examines the 1st military headquarters's reaction to the try out of army-level command throughout the interval from its activation in October 1943 to V-E Day in may well 1945. targeting the operational point, the extent among the grand technique of countries and theaters and the tactical strive against of corps and smaller devices, Hogan analyzes the operations, intelligence, logistical, and administrative services of the headquarters; the tactics advanced to hold out these features; and the effect of the personalities and kinds of the commander and employees chiefs at the association. Hogan's quantity exhibits the military headquarters of worldwide warfare II as a classy association with features starting from quick supervision of tactical operations to long-range operational making plans and the sustained aid of frontline devices. it's a worthy case research for army execs in any respect degrees.

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