This volume was prepared under the general supervision of E. Ralph Perkins, formerly Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, currently headed by S. Everett Gleason.
The compilers of the volume were Ralph E. Goodwin, Herbert A. Fine, and former staff members John G. Reid and Francis C. Prescott. Preliminary planning and review of the volume was provided by Mr. Perkins, Mr. Reid, and Mr. Prescott. Final review was the responsibility of Messrs. Gleason, Reid, and 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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