Appendix C

Allied Chain of Command and Order of Battle

Supreme Allied Commander
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower

21st Army Group
Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery

First Army
Lt. Gen. Omar N. Bradley

VII Corps
Maj. Gen. J. Lawton Collins

Unit Commander
4th Division Maj. Gen. Raymond O. Barton
  8th Infantry Col. James A. Van Fleet
  12th Infantry Col. Rusell P. Reeder (11 June)
Lt. Col. Hervey Tribolet
  22d Infantry Col. Hervey A. Tribolet
Col. Robert T. Foster (26 June)
9th Division Maj. Gen. Manton S. Eddy
  39th Infantry Col. Harry A. Flint
  47th Infantry Col. George W. Smythe
  60th Infantry Col. Frederick J. de Rohan
79th Division Maj. Gen. Ira T. Wyche
  313th Infantry Col. Sterling A. Robinson
  315th Infantry Col. Porter P. Wiggins
Col. Bernard B. McMahon (24 June)
82d Airborne Division Maj. Gen. Matthew B. Ridgeway
  505th Parachute Infantry Col. William E. Ekman
  507 Parachute Infantry Col. George V. Millett, Jr.
Col. E.D. Raff (15 June)
  508th Parachute Infantry Col. Roy E. Lindquist
  325th Glider Infantry Col. Harry L. Lewis


90th Division Brig. Gen. Jay MacKelvie
  357th Infantry Col. Philip D. Ginder
Col. John W. Sheehy (13 June)
Lt. Col. Charles M. Schwab (15 June)
Col. George B. Barth (17 June)
  358th Infantry Col. James V. Thompson
Col. Richard C. Partridge (16 June)
  359th Infantry Col. Clark K. Fales
101st Airborne Division Maj. Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor
  501st Parachute Infantry Col. Howard R. Johnson
  502d Parachute Infantry Col. George V. H. Moseley, Jr. (WIA 6 June)
Lt. Col. John H. Michaelis (6 June)
  506th Parachute Infantry Col. Robert F. Sink
  327th Glider Infantry Col. George S. Wear
Col. Joseph H. Harper (10 June)
4th Cavalry Group Col. Joseph M. Tully
  4th Cavalry Squadron Lt. Col. E. C. Dunn
  24th Cavalry Squadron Lt. Col. F. H. Gaston, Jr.
6th Armored Group Col. Francis F. Fainter
  70th Tank Battalion Lt. Col. John C. Welborn
  746th Tank Battalion Lt. Col. C. G. Hupfer


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