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  Britain.tv Wikipedia - AFHQ
Eisenhower remained in command of AFHQ until January 1944, overseeing the Allied invasion of Sicily starting on 10 July 1943 and the Allied invasion of Italian mainland starting on 3 September 1943.
Wilson was succeeded by Field Marshal Sir Harold Alexander who was Supreme Commander and commander of AFHQ until the end of the war.
After the war, AFHQ was no longer needed, and it was inactivated on 1 August 1945.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=AFHQ   (359 words)

 Part 2 • Occupation and AMG in Venezia Giulia
AFHQ was to establish and maintain till the peace treaty a combined Anglo-American AMG throughout Venezia Giulia (including Fiume and the Quarnerolo Islands but excluding Zara) and in Tarvisio and the surrounding areas which before 1919 formed part of Austrian Carinthia.
AFHQ made the additional condition that the Yugoslavs return all non-Yugoslav residents whom they had arrested or deported from the area, and return property which they had confiscated or removed.
AFHQ directed Morgan to be very firm in all matters, especially AMG affairs, and to hold strictly to the terms of the Belgrade agreement.
www.milhist.net /amg/komer2.html   (7167 words)

 Grostenquin France, Additional Information
Completion and acceptance of the airfields cannot be foreseen before the end of 1959 at the earliest, although limited use may be possible during the summer of 1959.
AFHQ, however, considered that 1 Air Division’s action was premature and directed that 1 Air Division cancel the messages to the various MODs.
In Jun 58 AFHQ offered Air Division Design Authority responsibility for the Telecom Installation in the new Telecom Convoys to be supplied for the four deployment airfields.
www.grostenquin.org /other/gtdeploy.html   (1782 words)

 CSI Report #6 Larger Units: Theater Army--Army Group--Field Army
AFHQ moved to Algiers on 25 November 1942, but it was not until February that the break with ETO was made.
AFHQ, the theater headquarters for operations in the Mediterranean area, was a combined command headed by an Allied commander in chief.
AFHQ's decision to decentralize a number of tasks to AAI in 1944 was due in part to the distance between Algiers and central Italy.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/csi/bounds/bounds.asp   (18361 words)

 Metz, France - 1958 - Historical Record - National Archives of Canada
Elements of 1 Air Division HQ One of the findings of the AFHQ Nuclear Defence Team, and included in the "Young Report", was that 61 ACandW Squadron and 6 TACC, if they remain in their present location, cannot continue to operate even under moderate fallout conditions.
AFHQ advised 1 Air Division HQ in Aug 58 that the dispersal and protection for 61 ACandW Squadron was going before Air Council and that 1 Air Division’s recommendation that a conference be held was covered inn the submission.
During the period AFHQ advised that existing support facilities were adequate for fulfillment of our operational role, which in effect cancels the As for P for additional JP4 storage at 1, 2, and 3 (F) Wings.
www.pinetreeline.org /metz/otherm1/otherm1-23.html   (3172 words)

 Endnotes for Chapter X
2 AFHQ and CCS thus agreed on the early merger of the Allied Commission with rear AMG, although AFHQ wanted it, as long as separate, to be under the military governor rather than the Control Commission.
14 This advanced echelon of AFHQ was established at Naples in the middle of October and operated in economic matters through a so-called Central Economic Committee.
The section of AFHQ which was vested with logistical functions in Italy.
www.army.mil /Cmh-Pg/books/wwii/civaff/ench10.htm   (1290 words)

 North African Invasion (Operation TORCH)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
To carry out TORCH a command named Allied Force Headquarters, North Africa (AFHQ), was established in London on 11 August 1942 with Eisenhower, by this time a lieutenant general, in command.
AFHQ remained a combined administrative headquarters for the Allied commander in the Mediterranean after the establishment of the (Allied) Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) on 10 December 1943.
The American command in the Mediterranean, co-existing with the Allied command, was the North African Theater of Operations, U.S. Army (NATOUSA) established on 4 February 1943, which was superseded by the Mediterranean Theater of Operations, U.S. Army (MTOUSA) on 1 November 1944.
www.armedforces.net /Detailed/927.html   (1072 words)

 HyperWar: ORGANISATION OF FRENCH FORCES IN MEDITERRANEAN THEATRE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
[34] AFHQ 2391/2 (J.R.C. 15.2.44 and AFHQ Memo 29.2.44); AFHQ 1090/13 (CFND Decree of 1.7.44) and AFHQ 1090/13 (Fr.
AFHQ had no objection to the attachement of individuals but felt that there were not sufficient French troops in Italy to justify a second HQ.
On 17 April AFHQ were informed that General de Lattre would command all French ground forces, excluding the C.E.F. in Italy, and that all communications must pass through him.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/UN/UK/rep/PRO/CAB/101/CAB-101-222.html   (3243 words)

 Guide to Federal Records - Records of Allied Operational and Occupation Headquarters, World War II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
AFHQ planned and directed ground, air, and naval operations and military government activities in the North African Theater of Operations (redesignated Mediterranean Theater of Operations, December 10, 1943).
AC abolished by Staff Memorandum 3, AFHQ, January 31, 1947, in accordance with Combined Chiefs of Staff signal message FAN 711, January 11, 1947, with residual functions divided, in AFHQ, between Office of the Chief Civil Affairs Officer (formerly Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-5) and the newly established Italian Military Affairs Section.
In accordance with the Treaty of Peace with Italy, effective September 15, 1947, Udine reverted to Italy; Venezia Giulia, except for the City and Port of Trieste and surrounding territory, was partitioned between Italy and Yugoslavia; and the City and Port of Trieste and surrounding territory were established as the Free Territory of Trieste (FTT).
www.archives.gov /research/guide-fed-records/groups/331.html   (11451 words)

 Subterranea Britannica: Research Study Group: Sites: Wilton Park (Beaconsfield): Eastern Command War HQ & AFHQ 5
In the 1980's a refurbishment of AFHQ 5 was planned but evidence within the building and eyewitness account suggests very little was done to update the bunker as the office accommodation on site sufficed as the peacetime HQ, which would only have moved into the bunker in times of tension.
The opening of the Thames Barrier in 1984 saw closing of the flood control centre at Wilton Park and the subordinate GLC flood control centre in the former Kingsway tram tunnel in London.
In 1990 it was proposed to build fully protected AFHQ's in each region; AFHQ 5 at Wilton Park was to be totally refurbished to full NBC protection standards but the plan was halted by the end of the cold war.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/w/wilton_park/index1.html   (719 words)

 1944 - Daily Diary - 34 Radio Unit - Navan, Ontario
It was decided that the Unit be operated as an experimental field station for radar and in the event of Ottawa being attacked by air that the station be turned over to AMAS for operational use.
He was given use of a desk in AMAE DRE AFHQ and directed the compilation of CAP 399 "War Equipment Schedule for No 34 Radio Detachment", and generally supervised the technical details connected with the construction and equipping of the Unit.
Airmen were detailed for duty in all sections of the non-technical area and guests were directed from one point of interest to the next in such a manner that they covered the whole Detachment non-technical area and finished in the Mess Hall where light refreshments were served.
www.pinetreeline.org /rds/detail/rds34-1.html   (1498 words)

 Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
As the breakout from Normandy took place, the Allies launched invasion of southern France on August 15 1944 with the American 6th Army Group (6 AG) under the command of Lieutenant General Jacob L. Devers.
During the invasion of southern France, the 6 AG was under the command of the Allied Forces Headquarters (AFHQ) of the Mediterranean Theatre of Operations, but after one month command passed to SHEAF.
By this time the three Army Groups had taken up the positions on the Western Front in which they would remain until the end of the war.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/SHAEF   (640 words)

 Sri Lanka Air Force
The Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal GD Perera was accorded a Ceremonial Guard of Honour at Air Force Headquarters prior to the commencement of the inspection.
Air Marshal Perera commended seven airmen and three civil personnel serving at AFHQ and SLAF Colombo for their outstanding meritorious work.
The Commander inspected all sections of AFHQ and SLAF Colombo.
www.airforce.lk /news/aoc2006.htm   (151 words)

In July 1942, the Combined Chiefs of Staff decided to launch an invasion of French North Africa as a prelude to an attack on "the soft underbelly of Europe." An Anglo-American AFHQ (Allied Force Headquarters) was soon thereafter established in London under the command of Lt. Gen.
The situation was complicated further by the fact that the AFHQ staff was at Algiers although, by mid-December, one nonmedical officer was present in Naples representing the Military Government Section of AFHQ at advanced HQ, AFHQ.
The landings at Anzio just south of Rome took place on 22 January 1944, and for several weeks, elements of the U.S. VI Corps were engaged in one of the bitterest actions of the Italian campaign in an area that stretched for approximately 18 miles along the coast and 7 miles inland.
history.amedd.army.mil /booksdocs/wwii/civilaffairs/chapter9.htm   (18954 words)

 WWII Close Air Support - North Africa
In this directive, "Combat Aviation in Direct Support* of Ground Units," the planners attempted to clarify command and control authority and to prescribe methods of coordinating the air units in direct support of ground forces.
Because most of the force for TORCH would be American, it was appropriate that British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Roosevelt picked Eisenhower for the post of commander-in-chief, directing a small AFHQ staff.
The command chain, from task force commanders upwards to Eisenhower and his small AFHQ staff, was clear enough.
www.usaaf.net /has/jops/planning.htm   (1890 words)

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AFHQ has applied Members Required in Uniform (MRU) criteria alongside DRP drawdown requirements to reach the target of 13,000.
AFHQ is monitoring DPE efforts to improve conditions of Service and actively promoting changes important to Air Force employment groups.
AFHQ will advise the finalised workforce fallout as soon as it is known, during 2001.
www.defence.gov.au /news/raafnews/EDITIONS/2001/4301/story04.htm   (5148 words)

 The Mediterranean Theater of Operations
By virtue of his position at the top of the theater structure he would issue, over the theater commander's signature and after clear-ance with the proper elements of the General Staff, medical policies which would be put into effect on a theaterwide basis; that is, in both the communi-cations zone and the combat zone.
The Allied headquarters was originally established in London as a planning headquarters for the North African invasion and was under the direction of the Commander in Chief of the Allied Forces, Lt. Gen.
An important development in theaterwide administration of medical service in the spring of 1944 was the establishment of a veterinary section in the theater surgeon's office.
history.amedd.army.mil /booksdocs/wwii/orgadmin/org_admin_wwii_chpt7.htm   (18045 words)

 Dwight D. Eisenhower Library
The records cover the campaigns and operations directed by AFHQ and SHAEF as well as the functioning of their headquarters.
The logs were maintained in the office of the Secretary of the General Staff and were frequently initialed by General Eisenhower with occasional notes for staff guidance.
Only a portion of the AFHQ logs is duplicated in the AFHQ records in the United Kingdom, and no copies of the SHAEF logs are among the SHAEF records in the National Archives.
www.history.navy.mil /sources/ks/eisenhow.htm   (1385 words)

It is about ten miles from Caserta and required considerable work in laying the land lines to the AFHQ Signal Offices in the Royal Palace.
The transmitters were located on the second floor of the transmitter building at Carditello and were keyed by landline from the CW Signal Office at AFHQ.
As it had not been designed as a mobile system we had to find a suitable vehicle so that it could be kept in operation as long as possible.
www.qsl.at /english/en_xa_pics.html   (1308 words)

 HyperWar: US Army in WWII: The Supreme Command (ETO) [Chapter 3]
One of these, Allied Force Headquarters (AFHQ), which had served as General Eisenhower's command post in the Mediterranean theater, had provided a laboratory for testing principles and procedures of the command and training of U.S. and British staffs in combined operations.
He initially asked for an enlarged staff, on the ground that the existing organization was not large enough for a commander who intended to control operations in the field.
Sir Humfrey M. Gale, came to SHAEF from a similar position at AFHQ at the strong insistence of General Eisenhower.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USA/USA-E-Supreme/USA-E-Supreme-3.html   (3880 words)

 Defenceindia : News : India passing through a difficult time: Pranab Mukherjee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Observing that India is passing through a "difficult time" in a changing security environment, Defence Minister Pranab Mukherjee today asked the forces to carry on their services with "brave heart".
However, he did not elaborate on what he meant by "difficult time".
Hailing the services of AFHQ, Mukherjee said the civilian wings of the Army, Navy and Air Force had been providing logistical support to the defence system of the country.
www.defenceindia.com /01-aug-2k5/news.html   (238 words)

 RSG: Sites: SITE NAMEshrewsbury_afhq9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Armed Forces HQ (AFHQ) 9 is located in the Keep of Copthorne Barracks in Shrewsbury.
The three level Cardwell Keep is a typical 19th Century barracks keep, many similar examples being found around the country.
The AFHQ was established there in 1990 and is still referred to as AFHQ 9.
www.subbrit.org.uk /rsg/sites/s/shrewsbury_afhq9   (122 words)

 Dwight D. Eisenhower - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In February 1943, his authority was extended as commander of AFHQ across the Mediterranean basin to include the British 8th Army, commanded by General Bernard Law Montgomery.
The 8th Army had advanced across the Western Desert from the east and was ready for the start of the Tunisia Campaign.
In these positions he was charged with planning and carrying out the Allied assault on the coast of Normandy in June 1944 under the code name Operation Overlord, the liberation of western Europe and the invasion of Germany.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Dwight_D._Eisenhower   (4792 words)

 Lt. General (retired) Reg Lane dies - Message Board - ezboard.com
Flew three tours overseas (two in No.8 Group, one as Commanding Officer of No.405 Squadron); pilot of first Canadian-built Lancaster flown overseas.
Completed RCAF Staff College, 1947 and then to AFHQ; CO of Station Edmonton, July 1950 to July 1952; AFHQ (Assistant for Logistics Plans), July 1952 to December 1955.
Throughout his tour of operations this officer has displayed unshakable determination to reach his target.
p079.ezboard.com /fgeneral2080frm1.showMessage?topicID=225.topic   (648 words)

 AFHQ Logs: Mission SR
AFHQ Logs: Mission SR Mission Log: SR DC Graphic Novel #1
Hukkas appear out of the ground saying "Tar-ee Fors." One goes to wake Zeke, the last human on the planet.
Created: 28 Apr 1999; Last Modified: 23 Sep 2005
home.hiwaay.net /~lkseitz/comics/AtariForce/logs/sr.shtml   (907 words)

 C.D. Jackson - SourceWatch
The bulk of the collection falls into the years from 1940-1964.
At AFHQ in Algiers, he directed OWI propaganda leaflet and newswriting activities, and in London with PWD, SHAEF, he participated in Allied efforts to arouse the conquered people of Europe against the Germans.
During the late stages of the war Jackson directed the Allied Information Service which distributed information about the Allies' war efforts to France and other liberated areas."
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=C.D._Jackson   (925 words)

 AFHQ Archives: Between the Covers of Star Raiders (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
AFHQ Archives: Between the Covers of Star Raiders (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)
From Video Games magazine, volume 1, number 10, pp.
Created: 6 May 1999; Last Modified: 6 May 1999
home.hiwaay.net.cob-web.org:8888 /~lkseitz/comics/AtariForce/a_vg_sr.shtml   (665 words)

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