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.
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Eisenhower transferred from command of the Mediterranean Theater of Operations to command SHAEF, which was formed in Camp Griffiss, Bushy Park, Teddington, London, from December 1943; an adjacent street named Shaef Way remains to this day. Its staff took the outline plan for Operation Overlord created by Lieutenant General Sir Frederick E. Morgan, COSSAC (Chief of Staff to the Supreme Commander Allied Forces), and Major General Ray Barker. Morgan, who had been appointed chief of staff to the Supreme Allied Commander (designate) in mid-March 1943 began planning for the invasion of Europe before Eisenhower's appointment. and moulded it into the final version, which was executed on 6 June 1944. That process was shaped by Eisenhower and the land forces commander for the initial part of the invasion, General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery. SHAEF remained in the United Kingdom until sufficient forces were ashore to justify its transfer to France. At that point, Montgomery ceased to command al...
SHAEF commanded the largest number of formations ever committed to one operation on the Western Front, with American, French army of liberation, British and Canadian Armyforces. It had three Army Groups under its command, which controlled a total of eight field armies; 1. First Allied Airborne Army 2. British 21st Army Group 2.1. First Canadian Army 2.2. Second British Army 3. American 12th Army Group 3.1. First United States Army 3.2. Third United States Army 3.3. Ninth United States Army 3.4. Fifteenth United States Army 4. American 6th Army Group 4.1. French First Army 4.2. Seventh United States Army SHAEF also controlled substantial naval forces during Operation Neptune, the assault phase of Overlord, and two tactical air forces: the US Ninth Air Force and the RAF Second Tactical Air Force. Allied strategic bomber forces in the UK also came under its command during Operation Neptune.Supreme Allied Commander: General Dwight David EisenhowerDeputy Supreme Allied Commander: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur TedderGround Forces Commanders:Air Forces Commander: Air Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory
After the surrender of Germany, SHAEF was dissolved on 14 July 1945 and, with respect to the US forces, was replaced by US Forces, European Theater (USFET). USFET was reorganized as EUCOM (US Forces, European Command) on 15 March 1947.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Steven Shafer is a professor of anesthesiology at Stanford University. In 2011, the International Society of Anaesthetic Pharmacology gave him their lifetime achievement award.
Steven Nicholas Pisanos (born Spiros Pisanos (Greek: Σπύρος Πίσανος); November 10, 1919 – June 6, 2016) was a Greek-American aviator and flying ace who served as a fighter pilot with the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and later the United States Army Air Forces in World War II.
連合国遠征軍最高司令部（れんごうこくえんせいぐんさいこうしれいぶ、英：Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force、略称：SHAEF）は、1943年から第二次世界大戦が終結する1945年まで活動していた、ヨーロッパ北西における連合国軍の司令部である。
Camp Griffiss was a US military base in the United Kingdom during and after World War II.Constructed within the grounds of Bushy Park in Middlesex, (now in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames), England, it served as the European Headquarters for the United States Army Air Forces from July 1942 to December 1944.
Wikipedia cites noted military historian Stephen E. Ambrose (Citizen Soldiers, Simon & Schuster, 1997, p. 199) as SHAEF having moved from London to Versailles "by December, 1944" (four months after the date indicated in the National Archives). Which (if either) is correct - and can additional substantiating documentation be cited?
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.