This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of E. Ralph Perkins, formerly Chief of the Foreign Relations Division. He was assisted by S. Everett Gleason, the present head of the Division, and by Fredrick Aandahl. The compilations on the work of the European Advisory Commission were done by William Slany. The bulk of the documentation on Germany was compiled by John P. Glennon and former staff member Douglas W. Houston. The latter is also the compiler of the documentation on Austria, The remaining compilations on Germany were the responsibility of two former members of the Division: N. O. Sappington and George O. Kent.
Acknowledgment is also made to the historians of the Department of Defense, particularly those of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, for their valuable assistance. The editors are also grateful for assistance received from the staff of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library at Hyde Park, N.Y.
The Publishing and Reproduction Services Division (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of the volume. This function was performed in the Historical Editing Section under the direct supervision of Elizabeth A. Vary, Chief, and Ouida J. Ward, Assistant Chief.
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