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 compilers of the volume were Ralph R. Goodwin, Herbert A. Fine, and former staff members, Francis C. Prescott and Velma H. Cassidy.
Preliminary planning and review of the volume was provided by Mr. Perkins, Mr. Prescott, and John G. Reid. Mr. Gleason and Mr. Reid, assisted by Rogers P. Churchill were responsible for the final review.
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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