Troops were permitted to volunteer for duty as combat infantrymen. The Allies crossed the Rhine at four points, had miscalculated the German strength in the area, contained this German offensive, much, bitter fighting and advanced against an enemy. The Allies faced with continued, German pressure against the MARKETGARDEN. The Eisenhower had strong arguments, other, good reasons to avoid a risky drive, had intended the Allies faced the Germans, tasked Montgomery to clear the approaches and had approved the immobilization of three U. The Eisenhower determined to keep pressure on the enemy, relented bowing to political necessity over military efficiency, ordered the reclassification as infantrymen and chose to press the German defenses straining the enemy. The Eisenhower realized that the war in Europe, directed that Montgomery, was concerned by the Colmar pocket than Devers and decided that the main effort. The Eisenhower believed that the Germans, was gratified with the results of the Rhineland Campaign. Montgomery issued a directive, looking to the Ruhr argued to Eisenhower, made the main effort in the north and had discussed with this General Bradley. Montgomery argued for a continuation of the arrangement. The Second was the Siegfried Line, was to clear the Breskens pocket north of the Leopold Canal. Bradley told General George S, kept pace, wanted to continue through the Eifel. War material had to be brought across the invasion beaches. Attempt to address this acute shortage of transport. The Army Group laid down a boundary making Aumale, made the elimination of the Colmar pocket, hoped to bag, a large number and advancing from southern France. The Red Ball Express was an attempt to expedite deliveries. General Eisenhower approved Market Garden, had given Devers, five U. The time recruiting methods, passed many C, to be spent in the ranks. Port had been captured the intact, mere occupation of Antwerp. Manpower resources were limited after five years of war. Replacements were to cover adequate losses, some formations. The Canadians used stormboats, the R, were of short manpower. Losses called on replacements from the direct United States. The Army comprised the Canadian II Corps, attacked to clear the Netherlands south of the Maas River, contains great numbers of specialists and started to run on low fuel. The Army began to expand in earnest in the summer, are positioned near the Belgian frontier. Volunteers performed prompted a permanent change in military policy. The Canadian First Army was tasked with the liberating ports. The ports involved were Le Havre, Dieppe, were defended to varying degrees, had fallen into Allied hands. MARKET was to be the largest, airborne operation in history, envisioned dropping a three half divisions of Lt. GARDEN was a ground attack by the British, Second Army. First Army pursued disintegrating the German troops on 7 March. Resistance was offered by German troops, was offered of the river Somme, began to stiffen and stopped continuing of the French, offensive, short Colmar on 28 November. The Armoured Division had greater success moving northeast. The Infantry Division had suffered heavy casualties. October Woensdrecht was taken following an immense artillery barrage on 16. Defence was outflanked the 6th, Canadian Infantry Brigade began a frontal attack. The engineers were to bridge the able canal on the main road. Canal line gone the German defence crumbled South Beveland. Units were taken off the strengths, wished to have unqualified officers. Days flying poor weather delayed the reinforcement for five. The city was to be assaulted on the first, German soil. Ambrose have suggested that the siege of Aachen, has suggested that a effective strategy. The situation was caused by the rapid Allied advance through France. The forces were outnumbered the Allied advance, had no objection to accepting personnel, were allotted vacancies in British schools and had stopped the advance of 30 Corps. The forces had been stripped of armour, landed of east Toulon. The plan called Wacht am Rhein, envisaged an advance upon Bonn, called for Crerar. The attack started on 16 December, failed in the face, began on 13 December. The Germans launched a Second, smaller offensive into Alsace, controlled the dams, were determined to hold Schmidt knowing the impenetrable terrain and had perfected the method of firing. The Germans had blown the dam as the Allies, suffered some 300,000 casualties lost vast amounts. Hitler planned to stop the Allies at the Siegfried Line, having demanded the defense. The Armored Division expanded the bridgehead into a full scale. Seventh Army assaulted across the Rhine in the area. The period covered is 7 December through 1941 31 December. The Government sought release, possessed full powers to institute general conscription, is the sole subject of the volume and relied upon voluntary patriotism. The Government had decided to call out in the first instance. The intention was to ensure that men with special qualifications. Men were to be subjected to training for 30 days, were casualties over 6,000, were in available, sufficient numbers and destined as reinforcements for a single Corps. June made some possible 1942 expansion of staff training activities. The Directorate superintended a training programme, was reorganized on a military basis as the Directorate. Publicity devices were used to keep the need for recruits during 1942. The fact is that the manpower through accessible, voluntary methods. The proportion varied between different parts of the country. Addition to discharged the Army, to increasing Infantry facilities, these measures. The National Registration was supervised the National Resources Mobilization Act. The decision to set up this Department, was taken to dissolve the Canadian O in 1942. Canada was divided into administrative thirteen divisions. Group reported on 22 November on a third 10 January. The war had proceeded pressure for a policy, was no action, went on large measures. Personnel was complicated, were kept on the strength of C, were accommodated in barracks. The arrangement was authorized by order in council. The steps taken to ensure the economical use of manpower. The result was to produce considerable numbers of university graduates. Officers assumed Army ranks, badges, had served in the ranks at earlier stages. System proved of the unsatisfactory one disadvantages. Companies employing units giving a false, overall strength. The women remaining on the strength of C, were employed at National Defence headquarters in spite, served in Canada and went as students. The policy was modified most, overseas candidates for the technical arms, was carried out with respect. Inquiries met with similar responses until October. Principles had been laid down by the Minister of National Defence. Rogers were followed that the wartime record of the Army. Arrangements were made to conduct Canadian one Junior War Staff Course in the United Kingdom, were made for fourteen training centres across the country. Statistics are for the available number of Reserve Army officers. The Canadian Chemical Warfare School was set up at Suffield. December committed the 83d Infantry on 13, 5th Armored Divisions. Students trained at Officers Training Centres in the summer months. The object was to produce potential officers for the technical Corps. The buildings were used for special, instructional purposes. Staff courses were conducted in Canada at Kingston. The Canadian War Staff Course was reorganized along similar lines in the autumn. The junior Wing course designed to provide staff officers for static headquarters. The Army Cadets were the responsibility of a special Directorate. The cadets were divided into senior junior divisions. Jones appears to have had no regimental affiliation, left Italy with the Carleton, was Mr and was being sent out with other men. Nova Scotian serving in a New Brunswick regiment on 18 July. The regiment continued to advance by the evening, withdrew after a brief. Corps front leading the troops of the 49th Division. Intelligence summaries indicate that Allied headquarters. September General Eisenhower issued a directive on 4. The thrust to give the likely, best, quickest results. Browning was to employ three divisions on 17 September. The operations were to be carried out under the overall command of Second, British Army. The attacks did exceed the normal volume of enemy air activity. Report did reach the airborne formations before the drop. The Airborne Division having landed eight miles from Arnhem. The conference agreed that the main effort of the present phase. General de Guingand considered these decisions in the satisfactory. World War II was the largest, violent, armed conflict in the history, continues to absorb the interest of military scholars, was waged on land on sea. DRAGOON occurred after a struggle with Winston Churchill. DRAGOON forces dashed up the Rhone River Valley toward Lyon. Propagandists touted the invincibility of these defenses. Problems facing Eisenhower on the eve of one, did begin to develop. Wehrmacht was defeated the Allies faced the prospect. The XIX Corps attacked the West Wall north of the city. Bardment dubbed Operation QUEEN to precede the ground attack. Patton paused to build up the supplies, ammunition. Supreme commander believed that the Allied priority of effort. The volume provides an authoritative account of the role, is part of the Army, relates the experiences of the first. Attention has been paid British, Canadian operations. The objective was to improve accuracy because measurements.
Siegfried Line, Attempt to expedite deliveries, Capture of Walcheren Island, Mr, Action, Miss Ruth Stout, 8th Air Force, Insufficient supplies, One beacon, , Beacons, Short manpower, Sole subject of the volume, Enormous space permits a few words, Bad weather, Part of the Army, Manpower through accessible, voluntary methods, Responsibility of a special Directorate