INDEX TO

REPORTS OF THE GENERAL BOARD,

UNITED STATES FORCES, EUROPEAN THEATER

 

 

The General Board was established by General Orders 128, Headquarters, European Theater of Operations, United States Army, dated 17 June 1945, as amended by General Orders 182, dated 7 August 1945, and General Orders 312, dated 20 November 1945, Headquarters, United States Forces, European Theater, to prepare a factual analysis of the strategy, tactics, and administration employed by the United States forces in the European Theater.

 

Report Number

Section

Subject

1

G-3

Strategy of the Campaign in Western Europe, 1944-1945

2

G-4

Study of the Organization of the European Theater of Operations

G-1

3

G-1

Reinforcement System and Reinforcement Procedures in European Theater of Operations

4

G-1

Leaves; Furloughs, and Passes in the Theater

5

G-1

American Red Cross Activities in the European Theater of Operations

6

G-1

Appointments and Promotions in the European Theater of Operations

7

G-1

Reclassification and Demotion of Officers in the European Theater of Operations

8

G-1

G-1 Reports and Reporting Procedures in the European Theater of Operations

9

G-1

Organization and Functions of G-1 Sections in Army Groups and Armies

10

G-1

Awards and Decorations in a Theater of Operations

11

G-1

Study of the Women's Army Corps in the European Theater of Operations

G-2

12

G-2

Military Intelligence Service in the European Theater of Operations Procurement, Training, Supply, Administration, and Utilization of Intelligence Personnel

13

G-2

Organization and Operation of the Counter-Intelligence Corps in the European Theater of Operations

14

G-2

Organization and Operations of the Theater Intelligence Service in the European Theater of Operations

G-3

15

G-3

Organization, Equipment and Tactical Employment of the Infantry Division

16

G-3

Organization, Equipment and Tactical Employment of the Airborne Division

17

G-3

Types of Divisions Post-War Army

18

G-3

Army Tactical Information Service

19

G-3

The Utilization of Tactical Air Force Reconnaissance Units of the Army Air Forces to Secure Information for Ground Forces in the European Theater

20

G-3

Liaison Aircraft with Ground Force Units

21

G-3

Organization, Operations an Equipment of Air-Ground Liaison in all Echelons from Divisions Upwards

22

G-3

Control of the Build-Up of Troops in a Cross-Channel Amphibious Operation as Illustrated in Operation OVERLORD

23

G-3

Functions, Organization, and Equipment of Corps Headquarters and Headquarters Company

24

G-3

Functions, Organization, and Equipment of Army Headquarters and Headquarters Company

25

G-3

Organization, Functions, and Operations of G-3 Sections in Theater Headquarters, Army Groups, Armies, Corps, and Divisions.

G-4

26

G-4

Study Supply and Evacuation by Air

27

G-4

Mechanics of Supply in Fast-Moving Situations

28

G-4

Supply Functions of Corps

29

G-4

Study of the Administrative Functions of the Army Group Headquarters

30

G-4

Service Troop Basis

31

G-4

Salvage and Evacuation of Equipment

G-5

32

G-5

Civil Affairs and Military Government Organizations and Operations

33

G-5

Procedures Followed by Civil Affairs and Military Government in the Restoration, Reorganization, and Supervision of Indigenous Civil Administration

34

G-5

Financial Plans and Operations of Civil Affairs and Military Government

35

G-5

Displaced Persons, Refugees, and Recovered Allied Military Personnel

36

G-5

Civil Affairs and Military Government Activities in Connection with Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives

ANTIAIRCRAFT ARTILLERY

37

AAA

Command, Staff, and Administration of AAA Units

38

AAA

Tactical Employment of AAA Units, Including Defense Against Pilotless Aircraft (V-1)

39

AAA

Effectiveness of AAA Groups as Compared with AAA Regiments

40

AAA

AAA Techniques

41

AAA

Organization and Equipment of AAA Units

42

AAA

V-2 Rocket Attacks and Defense

ADJUTANT GENERAL

43

AG

Procurement, Reproduction, Storage, and Distribution of Publications

44

AG

Casualty Reports

45

AG

Army Postal Service

46

AG

Machine Records

47

AG

The Adjutant General in the Theater of Operations

ARMORED

48

Armd

Organization, Equipment, and Tactical Employment of the Armored Division

49

Armd

Tactics, Employment, Technique, Organization, and Equipment of Mechanized Cavalry Units

50

Armd

Organization, Equipment, and Tactical Employment of Separate Tank Battalions

51

Armd

The Armored Group

52

Armd

Armored Special Equipment

53

Armd

Tank Gunnery

AIR

54

Air

The Tactical Air Force in the European Theater of Operations

55

Air

The Control of Tactical Aircraft in the European Theater of Operations

56

Air

Air Power in the European Theater of Operations

ARMY EXCHANGE SERVICE

57

AES

Organization, Operation, and Supply of the Army Exchange Service

ARTILLERY

58

Arty

Ammunition Supply for Field Artillery

59

Arty

Organization and Equipment of Field Artillery Units

60

Arty

Organization, Equipment, and Tactical Employment of Tank Destroyer Units

61

Arty

Field Artillery Operations

62

Arty

The Field Artillery Observation Battalion

63

Arty

Field Artillery Communications

64

Arty

Field Artillery Gunnery

65

Arty

The Field Artillery Group

66

Arty

Organic Field Artillery Air Observation

67

Arty

Field Artillery Materiel

CHAPLAIN

68

Chap

The Army Chaplain in the European Theater of Operations

CHEMICAL WARFARE SERVICE

69

CWS

Smoke Generator Operations and Organizations

70

CWS

Chemical Mortar Battalions

ENGINEERS

71

Engr

Engineer Organization

72

Engr

Engineer Tactical Policies

73

Engr

Engineer Technical Policies

74

Engr

Equipment for Engineer Units

FINANCE

75

Fin

The Activities of the Finance Department in the European Theater of Operation

INFORMATION AND EDUCATION

76

I&E

The Information and Education Program in the European Theater of Operations

INSPECTOR GENERAL

77

IG

Comparison of Administrative and Functional Operations of Officers of British, French, Russian, and German Armies Performing Duties Similar to Inspector General in United States Army

78

IG

Administrative Operations of Inspectors General in the Theater

79

IG

Functional Operations of Inspector General in Ground Forces

80

IG

Functional Operations of Inspector General in Communications Zone

81

IG

Functional Operations of Inspectors General in Air Force Units

JUDGE ADVOCATE

82

JA

The Judge Advocate Section in the Theater of Operations

83

JA

Military Justice Administration in Theater of Operations

84

JA

Military Offender in Theater of Operations

85

JA

Legal Phases of Civil Affairs and Military Government

86

JA

War Crimes and Punishment of War Crimes

87

JA

Legal Questions Arising in the Theater of Operations

MEDICAL

88

Med

Training Status of Medical Units and Medical Department Personnel Upon Arrival in the European Theater of Operations

89

Med

Organization and Equipment of Medical Units

90

Med

Medical Reports

91

Med

Combat Fatigue

92

Med

Evacuation of Human Casualties in the European Theater of Operations

93

Med

Medical Supply in the European Theater of Operations

94

Med

Trench Foot

95

Med

Medical Service in the Communications Zone in the European Theater of Operations

ORDNANCE

96

Ord

Requirement for Ordnance Recovery Company

97

Ord

Operation of Ordnance Roadside Service Stations

98

Ord

Condemnation and Replacement of Artillery Tubes in Combat

99

Ord

Ordnance Class II and IV Supply in European Theater of Operations

100

Ord

Ammunition Supply and Operations, European Campaign

101

Ord

The Employment of Ordnance Staff Sections, Ordnance Combat Service Units and Ordnance Service Units in the European Campaign

PROVOST MARSHAL

102

PM

Criminal Investigation

103

PM

Military Police Activities in Connection with the Evacuation and Detention of Prisoners of War, Civilian Internees, and Military Personnel Recovered from the Enemy

104

PM

Table of Organization and Equipment, 19-55, Military Police Battalion

105

PM

Stragglers and Absentees Without Leave

106

PM

Table of Organization and Equipment, 19-500

QUARTERMASTER

107

QM

Graves Registration Service

108

QM

Service Operations of the Quartermaster Corps

109

QM

Quartermaster Supply Operations

SIGNAL

110

Sig

Signal, Supply, Repair, and Maintenance

111

Sig

Signal Corps Operations

112

Sig

Signal Corps Personnel, Training and Command and Administrative Structure

SPECIAL SERVICE

113

SS

Special Services Organization

114

SS

Special Services Companies

115

SS

Special Services Supply

116

SS

Motion Picture Service

117

SS

Live Entertainment

118

SS

Library Service

119

SS

Music

120

SS

Handicraft

121

SS

Special Services Clubs

TRANSPORTATION

122

Trans

Operation, Organization, Supply, and Services of the Transportation Corps in the European Theater of Operations

123

Trans

Military Railway Service

124

Trans

Procedures for the Control of Supply and Personnel Movement

125

Trans

Motor Transport Service as a Permanent Part of the Transportation Corps

THEATER SERVICE FORCES

126

TSF

Table of Organization and Equipment for a Base Section in a Theater of Operations

127

TSF

Organization and Functions of the Communications Zone

128

TSF

Logistical Build-Up in the British Isles

129

TSF

Mounting the Operation OVERLORD

130

TSF

Supply and Maintenance on the European Continent D-Day to VE-Day

PUBLICITY AND PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE

131

P&PW

Psychological Warfare in the European Theater of Operations

 


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