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Memorandum by the United States Chiefs of Staff

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C.C.S. 674/1

Assumption of Command of “Dragoon” Forces by Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force

The United States Chiefs of Staff recommend that the following message be sent to SCAEF and SACMed at once:1

“Effective 15 September SCAEF will assume command of Dragoon forces according to plan recommended in Scaf 77.”2

  1. The dispatch of the message quoted below was approved by the Combined Chiefs of Staff at their 172d Meeting, September 12, 1944. See ante, p. 306. The message was sent as telegram No. Facs 76.
  2. Ante, p. 232.