Major Problems Confronting a Theater Commander in Combined Operations
Devers, Jacob L, Military Review
In this lead article for the October 1947 edition of Military Review, General Jacob L. Devers identifies the political, economic and military-doctrinal, logistic and human difficulties of combined command from the World War II experience and offers insights for resolving them. Because his candid observations are as relevant today as they were then, Military Review regularly receives requests for reprints of this article.
THE PROBLEMS presented a theater commander in combined operations, that is, those which involve unified employment of one or more armed services of two or more allied forces, are, in the main, no different in character from those presented a theater commander in …
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Publication information: Article title: Major Problems Confronting a Theater Commander in Combined Operations. Contributors: Devers, Jacob L - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 77. Issue: 1 Publication date: January/February 1997. Page number: 123+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.