This volume was prepared under the general supervision of E. Ralph Perkins, formerly Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, now headed by S. Everett Gleason.
The compiler of the volume was Ralph R. Goodwin. Preliminary planning and review of the volume was provided by John G. Reid and former staff member, Francis C. Prescott. Final review of the volume was the responsibility of Mr. Gleason and Mr. Reid, assisted by Rogers P. Churchill.
The editors acknowledge with appreciation the assistance provided them by the historians of the Department of Defense, including those of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The Publishing and Reproduction Services Division (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of this volume.
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