Operation Overlord (1944)
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Telegram from WSC [Marrakesh, Morocco] to General Sir Hastings Ismay [Chief of Staff to the Minister of Defence] giving his views on a summary of the cross-Channel invasion plans in light of comments from General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army]. Marked: "From Sextant".
Telegram from WSC [Marrakesh, Morocco] to Secretary of State for Air [Sir Archibald Sinclair, later Lord Thurso] and Chiefs of Staff giving permission to announce Air Marshal Sir John Slessor as Commander in Chief RAF Mediterranean and Middle East and Air Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas as Air Officer Commanding Coastal Command; conveying worries about the air operations for Overlord [invasion of Normandy, France]. Marked: "From Sextant".
Telegram from WSC [Marrakesh, Morocco] to Chiefs of Staff giving his views on proposed appointments for Overlord [invasion of Normandy, France], suggesting that Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Deputy Supreme Commander under General Eisenhower] should be given air command ahead of Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory [Allied Air Commander for Overlord]. Marked: "From Sextant".
Letter from WSC to Lieutenant-Colonel Steer-Webster thanking him for the excellent coloured reproduction of "Mulberry B" [codename for type of artificial harbour used on D-Day], asking him to thank Corporal Jobson who was responsible for the painting, and thanking him and his staff for the various models and the relief map of the Mulberry which they have sent to WSC's Map Room [carbon].
Biennial report by the Chief of Staff of United States Army, General George Marshall, to the Secretary of War [Henry Stimson], 1 July 1943 to 30 June 1945, dated 1 September 1945, with sections on the victory in Europe, victory over Japan, occupied territories, weapons, troops, and a supplement "Atlas of the World Battle Fronts in semi-monthly phases" to 15 August 1945. In a presentation binding for WSC.