Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF; / ˈʃeɪf / SHAYF) was the headquarters of the Commander of Allied forces in north west Europe, from late 1943 until the end of World War II. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was the commander in SHAEF throughout its existence.
In late February 1945, when the defeat of Germany appeared imminent, the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) was provided with a mandate for dispatching troops whose mission would be to secure the safety of Allied Prisoners of War and to provide for their early evacuation.
From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF; / ˈʃeɪf / SHAYF) was the headquarters of the Commander of Allied forces in north west Europe, from late 1943 until the end of World War II. U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower was the commander in SHAEF throughout its existence.
Ops (B) was a deception planning department within the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) during the Second World War.Established in the United Kingdom in April 1943, the section was in charge of operational deception planning for the Western Front.
The Allied Expeditionary Air Force (AEAF), also known as the Allied Armies’ Expeditionary Air Force (AAEAF), was the expeditionary warfare component of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) which controlled the tactical air power of the Allied forces during Operation Overlord during World War II in 1944.
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First, a SHAEF directive called for civil affairs officers to focus more on movable objects and specifically to protect "objects or documents of cultural, artistic, archaeological or historic value [.]" (68) The Allied military instructions and orders also no longer relegated positive measures solely to the civil affairs officers.
The Battle of the Bulge , also known as the Ardennes Counteroffensive , was a major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II which took place from 16 December 1944 to 25 January 1945. It was launched through the densely forested Ardennes region in Belgium and Luxembourg towards the end of the war in Europe. The offensive was intended to stop Allied use of the Belgian ...
Robert Joseph Farnon CM (24 July 1917 – 23 April 2005) was a Canadian-born composer, conductor, musical arranger and trumpet player.As well as being a composer of original works (often in the light music genre), he was commissioned by film and television producers for theme and incidental music.
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, KG, OM, CH, TD, DL, FRS, RA (30 November 1874 – 24 January 1965) was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945, during the Second World War, and again from 1951 to 1955.