World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: End of SHAEF

At one minute past midnight, July 14, the most successful military staff alliance in European history—SHAEF—was formally dissolved at Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Said SHAEF's Boss Dwight David Eisenhower to his British and American officers: "It is my fervent hope and prayer that the unparalleled unity . . . will . . . point the way to a permanent and lasting peace."

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