Washington, DC: Office of the Chief of Military History, Department of the Army, 1954. Hardcover. Small 4to. Green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. xxi, 607pp. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations, tables, charts, maps (one loose in rear pocket; six small foldouts tipped in at rear). Very good. Spine ever-so-faintly sunned, else tight and internally fine, small front pastedown ownership signature. Item #47447
Quite attractive first edition of this volume in the "United States Army in World War II" series -- fourth volume in the "European Theater of Operations" subseries -- with lengthy author inscription on front flyleaf: "New York City / Aug 9, 54 / Ray -- / I hope that you will / find parts of this interesting / and that it will remind / you of the class you had with / me and of our mutual experiences / in World War II. / Your friend, / Forrest C. Pogue."