Smith, Walter Bedell
June 1946
Saturday Evening Post;6/29/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 52, p26
Focuses on how the running fuse technique of U.S. General Dwight Eisenhower in Operations Veritable and Lumberjack succeed in a war against Germans in west of the Rhine river in France. Plan of Eisenhower to separate the German defenders and defeat them in detail; Significance of planning to overcome technical difficulties in crossing the river; Phases of the planning for the over-all battle.


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