Accession Number:

ADA637589

Title:

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

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ATLANTIC FLEET NORFOLK VA AMPHIBIOUS FORCE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1944-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

313.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE