Accession Number : ADA637589


Title :   U. S. Atlantic Fleet, Eighth Amphibious Force. Operation Plan Number 2-44


Corporate Author : ATLANTIC FLEET NORFOLK VA AMPHIBIOUS FORCE


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a637589.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1944


Pagination or Media Count : 313


Abstract : Information of characteristics of the theatre, enemy forces, and beach sectors are contained in the Intelligence Plan. DRAGON is a n amphibious operation employing United States assault troops, reenforced with large French formations supported by naval forces of United States, Great Britain, France, Greece, Poland and the Mediterranean Allied Air Force. It is designed to assist operation in Northern France by exploitation of the Rhone Valley while maximum pressure is being maintained on the enemy in Northern France, Italy and Russia.


Descriptors :   *AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS , *FRANCE , *MILITARY INTELLIGENCE , *NAVAL OPERATIONS , *SECOND WORLD WAR , AIR FORCE , ATLANTIC OCEAN , BEACHES , ENEMY , FLEETS(SHIPS) , INTELLIGENCE , MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN) , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , MILITARY PERSONNEL , OPERATION , PLANNING


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE