ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE
WESTERN NAVAL TASK FORCE
and TASK FORCE ONE TWO TWO
CTF-122 No. 2-44
U.S.S. AUGUSTA, Flagship,
April 21, 1944, 1200
1. (a) (1)
NCWTF NEPTUNE Monograph contains:
The Characteristics of the Theater.
Information on Enemy Forces.
Beach sectors with their designations and coordinates.
(2) Annex A lists the intelligence material issued as well as special instructions. (3)
The following grid systems will be used for this operation:
British Military Grid (LAMBERT and NORD DE GUERRE) will be used for naval gunfire and for directing aircraft on support missions against surface and ground objectives.
Home Fighter Grid will be used for radar purposes only, i.e. vectoring fighter aircraft.
(4) The British Military Grid system is used throughout this Operation Plan wherever coordinates are indicated. (b) (1) Consult ANCXF Naval Plan (Short Title "X.F.N.P.") and Operation Orders (Short Title "ON"), which contain certain instructions not repeated herein. They are distributed to Major Task Force Commanders of the WNTF except Commanding Officer, Mulberry "A". Lower echelons may assume necessary extracts and information from them is repeated in documents they receive. (2) NEPTUNE is a joint British-United States operation the object of which is to secure a lodgement on the Continent from which further offensive operations can be developed. It is part of a large strategic plan designed to bring about the total defeat of GERMANY by means of heavy and concerted assaults upon German-occupied EUROPE from UNITED KINGDOM, MEDITERRANEAN, and RUSSIA.
OVERLORD is the name used for reference to this operation when target date or target area are not expressed.
(3) The operation is commanded by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force, General Eisenhower, under whom, exercising their command jointly, are:
Naval - Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief, Expeditionary Force (Admiral Sir Bertram H. Ramsay)
Army - Commander-in-Chief, 21 Army Group (General Sir Bernard L. Montgomery)
Air - Commander-in-Chief, Allied Expeditionary Air Force (Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford L. Leigh-Mallory)
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The attack will be launched in the two adjacent sectors in the BAY OF THE SEINE by:
The Eastern Task Force, a British and Canadian Force (Second British Army) with some U.S. Naval lift;
The Western Task Force, a United States Force (First U.S. Army) with some British naval support;
The Eastern Naval Task Force is commanded by Rear Admiral Sir P.L. Vian (NCETF).
(5) The dividing boundary between the Naval Task Forces starts at the root of PORT-EN-BESSIN western break-water, thence 025° true to meridian of 0° 40' West, thence northward along this meridian to latitude 49° 40' North. The "Assault Area" lies between latitude 49° 40' N. and the shores of the BAY OF THE SEINE.
The dividing boundary between the First U.S. Army and Second British Army is:
(inclusive to Second British Army) PORT-EN-BESSIN (7587) - River DRONE from ESCURES (7585) to ENGLESQUEVILLE (7578), thence (excluding Second British Army) road AGY (7475) - ST PAUL-DU-VERNAY (7470) - STE HONORINE-DE-DUC (7365) - LA VITARDIERE (7262) - thence to LE REPAS (7159) - LA LONDE (7157) - ST MARTIN-DES-BESACES (6750) - CATHEOLLES (7044) - ST CHARLES-DE-PERCY (6941) - BEAULIEU (6839).
(6) Simultaneous assaults will be made by the Eastern Task Force (British Second Army) at:
OUISTREHAM (1179), known as Assault Force "S", Rear Admiral A.G. Talbot.
COURSEULEES (9785), known as Assault Force "J", Commodore G.N. Oliver.
ASNELLES (8786), known as Assault Force "G", Commodore C.E. Douglas-Pennant.
Follow-up Force "L" is commanded by Rear Admiral W.E. Parry.
(7) The initial objective is to capture the following towns by the evening of D day:
First U.S. Army - ST MERE EGLISE (3495), CARENTAN (3984), ISIGNY (5085).
British Second Army - BAYEUX (7879) and CAEN (0368).
(8) An airborne division will be dropped behind the MADELEINE (UTAH) beaches (425005 to 455960) prior to H hour on D day. Its main objective is to assist seaborne landing. (9) Another airborne division will be dropped just north of LA HAYE DU PUITS (1884) on D + 1 day.
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(10) Other air operations are indicated in Air Plan, Annex B. (11) The Army Commander, Western Task Force (First U.S. Army) is Lieutenant general Bradley, U.S. Army in AUGUSTA. Deputy Commander, First U.S. Army, is Lieutenant General Hodges in ACHERNAR. (12) Naval cover will be furnished by one DesDiv in the PLYMOUTH area, two DesDivs to westward of the cross-channel route and one DesDiv to the eastward of it. Detailed information will be included in the Night Channel Report (ON 1, par. 52b) which will be transmitted to ships and activities concerned by C-in-C PORTSMOUTH. (13) Initial minesweeping arrangements are indicated in the Minesweeping Plan, Appendix IV to ANCXF Naval Plan. Further details are in Annex G to this plan. (14) Necessary information about allied offensive minelaying is contained in Appendix XVII to ANCXF Naval Plan and ON 2. Code word MAPLE applies. Other mining operations are covered by code word DAHLIA. (15) Information on MULBERRY required by vessels of the WNTF is contained in a "Port MULBERRY Information" pamphlet, issued separately. (c) Assumptions (1) That the initial landings will take place during daylight about three hours before High Water. (2) That enemy moored mines will be encountered. (3) That enemy ground mines will not be encountered outside the ten fathom curve. (4) That additional enemy minelaying by air, and possibly also by surface craft is to be expected once the assault area is evident. (5) That strong and persistent attacks by enemy E-boats and submarines are to be expected. (6) That heavy and persistent enemy air attacks with bombs, glider bombs, aerial mines, and possibly torpedoes are to be expected. (7) That underwater obstacles of important magnitude will be encountered off the beaches. 2. The Western Task Force will firmly establish the First U.S. Army ashore in positions north and east of the CARENTAN estuary in order (1) to ensure the capture of the port of CHERBOURG with minimum delay, and (2) to assist in securing a lodgment area as a base for further operations leading to the capture of the BRITTANY ports southwards to NANTES inclusive. 3. (a) (1) Control Force, Force Flagship and attached vessels operate as directed by Naval Commander, Western Task Force.
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(2) Fighter Director control fighter cover from appropriate station in the WNTF assault area. (3) Salvage and Firefighting Group conduct salvage and firefighting operations as directed by Task Force Commander or designated Assault Force Commander. Priority of salvage is, first, use of beach or port, and second, saving ships or craft. Comply with ON 14, Section E. (4) Area Screen protect WNTF assault area against surface and submarine attack. Assist in protection against air attack. Carry out Area Screening Plan, Annex C. (5) Reserve Support Group be prepared to relieve or augment naval gunfire support on order. Support Area Screen. (6) Plymouth Detachment, Staff NCWTF assist in maintaining operational plot and up to date location record of all U.S. naval vessels and craft in NEPTUNE Operation. (7) Far Shore Shuttle Control. On arrival far shore CERES assist Commander Assault Force "U" and CAPETOWN assist Commander Assault Force "O" as directed by those Commanders. When directed by NCWTF sail return convoys in accordance with Build-up Plan, Annex I, and establish Far Shore Shuttle Control for Beaches OMAHA and UTAH. Comply with instructions in ON 13. (b) Assault Force "O" establish the V Corps, U.S. Army, ashore on selected (OMAHA) beaches in the VIERVILLE-COLLEVILLE area (6491-6988). Land at H Hour of D day on a two RCT front in accordance with the plan of attack developed by the Commanding General concerned.
Exploit opportunity to develop small ports in the CARENTAN estuary.
Support the military operations by naval gunfire in accordance with Naval Gunfire Support Plan, Annex D. Neutralize or destroy enemy batteries which threaten transports and landing craft, endeavoring to retain surprise.
Protect embarked troops from air, surface, and submarine attack.
Land Rangers in accordance with selected plan for their assault.
Initial tows of rhino ferries, pontoon causeways, and emergency reserve barges are phased for arrival as indicated in Assembly and Staging Plan, Annex E. Site pontoon causeways and beach emergency reserve barges assigned to Beach OMAHA.
Direct landing of Follow-up Force "B" convoys on arrival. Conform to Follow-up Plan, Annex H, as far as military situation permits.
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Conduct survey for sitting GOOSEBERRY TWO, MULBERRY A, and four sets of 4 buoy trots. (See ON 14 para. 52-55.) As the elements of GOOSEBERRY TWO and MULBERRY A enter Assault Area "O" install GOOSEBERRY TWO adjusting the site as necessary to meet local conditions and coordinate construction of MULBERRY A to meet existing conditions. See subparagraph (f) below.
Furnish support in installing bulk petroleum facilities as outlined in Annex J.
Direct inbound and outbound convoys for Beach OMAHA until Far Shore Shuttle Control has been established under NCWTF about D plus two day.
Establish ferry service for Beach OMAHA.
Establish and operate Far Shore Naval headquarters, accommodation and repair facilities at Beach OMAHA, and provide for administration of Far Shore Beach OMAHA. Coordinate defense in beach areas with Army.
Establish a dispatch boat service between the NCICs OMAHA, UTAH, and the ENTF terminal of the cross channel service at Force "G" Headquarters Ship (HMS BULOLO), later MULBERRY B. Dispatch boats reach ENTF terminal at 0700, 1100, 1500, 1900, 2130, commencing the afternoon of D day.
(c) Assault Force "U" establish the VII Corps, U.S. Army, ashore on selected (UTAH) beaches in the MADELEINE area (425005 to 455960). Land at H hour of D day on a one RCT front in accordance with plan of attack developed by the Commanding General concerned.
Support the military operations by Naval Gunfire Support Plan, Annex D. Neutralize or destroy enemy batteries which threaten transports and landing craft, endeavoring to retain surprise.
Deny enemy use of ISLES ST MARCOUF and exploit use for own AA batteries and radar. Exploit opportunity to develop small ports on COTENTIN Peninsula.
Prevent egress enemy light naval units from CARENTAN estuary.
Be prepared to support Area Screen against surface attack in accordance with Area Screening Plan, Annex C.
Protect embarked troops from air, surface, and submarine attack.
Carry out Operation BIG DRUM in accordance with ON-3.
Initial tows of rhino ferries, pontoon causeways, and emergency reserve barges are phased for arrival as indicated in Assembly and Staging Plan, Annex E. Site pontoon causeways and beach emergency reserve barges assigned to Beach UTAH.
Conform to Follow-up Plan, Annex H, as far as military situation permits.
Conduct survey for siting GOOSEBERRY ONE and two sets of 4 buoy trots. (See ON 14 para. 52-55). As the elements of GOOSEBERRY ONE enter Assault Area "U" install GOOSEBERRY ONE adjusting the site as necessary to meet local conditions. See subparagraph (f) below.
Place three HDML at disposal CinC PLYMOUTH in execution ON 7 paragraph 13.
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Direct inbound and outbound convoys for Beach UTAH until Far Shore Shuttle Control has been established under NCWTF about D plus two day.
Establish ferry service for Beach UTAH.
Establish and operate Far Shore headquarters, accommodation and repair facilities at Beach UTAH, and provide for administration of Far Shore naval personnel at Beach UTAH. Coordinate defense in beach areas with Army.
(d) Follow-up Force "B" carry out:
Land designated Army Troops on VIERVILLE-COLLEVILLE (OMAHA) beaches (6491 to 6988) as directed by Commander Assault Force "O" and in accordance with plan of landing developed by the Commanding General concerned.
Be prepared to land in emergency assault on either OMAHA or UTAH beaches.
Protect embarked troops from air, surface, and submarine attack.
On completion landing sail ships, craft, and escort of Follow-up Force "B" as directed by Commander Assault Force "O" in execution of Convoy and Escort Plan, Annex F and Build-up Plan, Annex I. When directed Commander Follow-up Force "B" proceed and assume duty as Commander Transports, Western Naval Task Force.
(e) Service Force "One Two Two", stage, mount, and support operations of WNTF. Comply with Assembly and Staging Plan, Annex E, Follow-up Plan, Annex H, Build-up Plan, Annex I, and Logistics Plan, Annex J. Operate U.S. repair facilities and bases in the UNITED KINGDOM. Operate with assigned TURCOS.
Maintain effective liaison with Home Commands, Admiralty, BUCO, ETOUSA SOS, and other TURCOS. Obtain necessary logistics support and communications support from Commander Naval Forces, EUROPE.
When directed by NCWTF, clear and prepare captured ports for operation. Operate captured ports in conjunction with U.S. Army. (See ON 21, para. 8).
Maintain operational plot and up to date location record of all U.S. Naval vessels and craft in the NEPTUNE Operation.
(f) MULBERRY A install GOOSEBERRIES ONE and TWO as planned in ON 16, subject to directions received from the Assault Force Commanders after the elements enter the Assault Areas. Construct MULBERRY A. Near shore control of MULBERRIES is exercised by ANCXF. Construction of MULBERRY A on the far shore will be undertaken in accordance with approved plans as modified by Commander Assault Force "O" to meet existing conditions. Similarly Commander Assault Force "U" has full authority in the case of GOOSEBERRY ONE to alter approved plans to meet actual conditions. See subparagraphs (b) and (c) above. Upon completion of construction of MULBERRY "A" the construction personnel return to U.K. or join Far Shore Service Group "O" as directed.
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(g) FOWEST, when directed, support the Army buildup through the Assault Area. (Paragraph 1(b)(5) above.) Continue operation of the Far Shore Shuttle Control, the ferry services for Beaches OMAHA and UTAH, the Far Shore Naval headquarters, accommodation, and repair facilities at Beaches OMAHA and UTAH. Sail return convoys in accordance with Build-up Plan, Annex I. Develop and operate the naval portion of selected small ports in the Western Naval Task Force part of the Assault Area. (Paragraph 1(b)(5) above.). Complete installation and operate bulk petroleum facilities as outlined in Annex J. Complete construction of MULBERRY A and GOOSEBERRIES ONE and TWO. Operate MULBERRY PORT OMAHA. Defend Western Naval Task Force part of Assault Area (Paragraph 1(b)(5) above) against attack from seaward. Coordinate seaward defense with Army against air attack. Clear mine fields. Coordinate salvage. Assemble, care for and re-outfit survivors reorganizing those whose physical condition warrants replacements. (x) (1) The assault is to be pressed home with relentless vigor regardless of loss or difficulty. (2) Exploit every advantage gained to the end that unexpected opportunity will not be lost. (3) Take precautions against mines, but do not alter the essential timing of the assault. Comply with ON 6, paragraphs 107, 110. (4) Take every available measure to ensure earliest warning of submarine attack and destruction of hostile submarines. (5) Endeavor to retain surprise by avoiding unplanned gunfire at shore prior to scheduled fire, except by counterbattery fire which can be delivered with reasonable chance of effectiveness. (6) Control all smoke afloat used tactically in assault will be exercised locally by the Senior Naval Officer on the spot. Employ smoke as prescribed in Area Screening Plan, Annex C. (7) Use Air Defense Plan signalled. See Annex K. (8) Maintain radio and visual silence, including TBS, except as modified by Communication Plan, Annex L. (9) D day and H hour will be signalled. (10) Carry out the Build-up Plan, Annex I. (11) Allied aircraft other than day fighters will be routed clear of the cross channel convoy routes and anchorages off the enemy coast whenever possible. Troop carrier aircraft will cross the east-west convoy route west of the transport area. A particularly good lookout must be kept for these aircraft as well as for damaged aircraft attempting to return to the UNITED KINGDOM by their shortest route. (12) Instructions for firing at aircraft will be prescribed in Air Defense Plan, Annex K. In order to avoid our fighter cover leaving us the precautions against firing at own aircraft contained in Annex K must be adhered to by all hands.
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(13) Attention is invited to the extreme importance of identification and recognition signals. Whenever a challenge is made, searchlights and batteries must be ready and trained accurately on the target. It is desirable to make a brief searchlight examination prior to opening fire. In so doing care must be taken not to silhouette larger vessels in company and not to jeopardize whatever surprise may have been achieved during the approach, prior to certainty of enemy discovery. Landing craft and minor craft do NOT carry recognition signals. (14) Prisoner evacuation will be by LST returning to SOUTHAMPTON or PORTLAND. The Army will provide guards, not to exceed twelve per LST. (15) Allied service and civilian personnel, such as D.E.M.S. ratings, and merchant crews of blockships, and all survivors, including glider pilots, will be returned to the U.K. as soon as possible, preferably by LST or LCI(L). (16) Gas will not be employed except on orders of SCAEF. No gas offensive ammunition will be taken overseas without special orders. (17) Be prepared to counter enemy use of gas. During the assault impregnated clothing shall be worn by all crews of small craft beaching and all Naval personnel landing on hostile shore and shall be immediately available for all other exposed personnel. (18) Hospital fitted LST fly international MIKE, and burn two vertical blue lights at night when able. (19) Clear empty shipping and craft from Assault Area promptly, as permitted by escort availability. Large transports should clear area by dark at latest. (Comply ON 9, para. 4). Additional instructions are contained in Annex D for support craft and Annex I for other craft. (20) Attention is called to ON 17- SWEPT CHANNELS AND ROUTING, and to ON 14, Appendix II. (21) In case of stoppage of traffic in a swept channel and in the absence of specific information about mines, ships shall detour and return to the same swept channel by the shortest route. (22) Report to Assault Force Commander info N.C.W.T.F. immediately in case of damage by mine, or observation of mines or mine laying, giving position of supposed field. See ON 6, Appendix 4. (23) Warn all Commanding Officers and Masters of the necessity of making due allowance for the tide when navigating the approach channels south of 50° 00' N. Vessels which drift with the tide are in imminent danger of mines. Maintain correct compass bearing from guide of column. It is dangerous to follow in wake of next ahead. (24) Keep bright lookout for drifting mines. Pass them up on tide side.
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(25) Vessels breaking down in the swept channel will maneuver to clear the channel on the down current side and anchor clear of the channel. Suitable escort vessels, not fire support ships of initial convoys, will be directed to take off Army personnel for transport to the assault area. In general vessels broken down will not be towed into the assault area except on order of N.C.W.T.F. or the Assault Force Commander. Normally such vessels will be towed back to U.K. by tugs. Maintain towing gear in readiness. (26) After all LCT have discharged, LST will be discharged by Rhino Ferries. LST will not dry out, except in emergency on Beach OMAHA only. LST may dry out to receive wounded, if evacuation by DUKW or other craft is impossible. (27) Mark all naval vehicles proceeding overseas with a 5 pointed white star surrounded by a 4" wide white circle on a horizontal dark background. (28) Road traffic on the continent will keep to the right. (29) Comply with Joint Agreement between Commanding General First U.S. Army and Commander Task Force ONE TWO TWO for Amphibious Operations dated February 10, 1944 and Annexes (A) ad (B) thereto. (30) Use of fresh water shall be strictly rationed at all times. Ships supply water to ferry craft as practicable. See Annex J. (31) Make reports as indicated in Annex A. (32) All warships, MT ships and coasters will carry at least one danbouy rigged and ready for dropping, painted horizontal red and white stripes and displaying flag 1, or "N" International. Such a buoy should, if possible, be laid close shoreward of any mine seen to fall. (33) Paravanes are to be streamed at the discretion of Commanding Officers. They are NOT to be streamed in the vicinity of danned channels. Merchant ships have been ordered not to stream paravanes. (34) Ships are NOT to attempt to dispose of drifting mines:
(a) until it is certain that surprise has been lost,
(b) if doing so may endanger other ships,
(c) if doing so will divert them from their assigned tasks,
(d) if doing so will lead them into dangerous areas, i.e. outside the danned channels.
Subject to the foregoing every effort shall be made to sink mines.
(35) Senior Naval Officer in vicinity report damaged vessels or craft immediately to NCWTF, information to Assault Force Commander, CTG 122.3, ANCXF and Principal Salvage Officer (P.S.V.O.). See ON 14, para. 61. (36) Paint Distinguishing Marks on funnel as follows:
"M" - Mulberry towing vessel
"R" - Rescue tug
"S" - Salvage vessel.
(37) This Operation Plan will be placed in effect by dispatch or sealed orders - "Execute Operation Plan No. TWO."
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(38) Annexes are to be placed in effect simultaneously with this Operation Plan, or earlier if so ordered. (39) This Operation Plan may be postponed by the signal: "Execute Postponement Plan No. _____. See Annex M." 4. Evacuation of wounded in accordance with Medical Plan, Annex N. Logistics Support in accordance with Logistics Plan, Annex J. 5. (a) Use Communication Plan, Annex L. Use Zone Baker time. (b) Rendezvous Points are listed in Annex F. (c) Commander Western Naval Task Force in AUGUSTA with Control Force. Second in Command Western Naval Task Force, Rear Admiral Deyo, USN, in TUSCALOOSA with Assault Force "U". (d) (1) Unless otherwise directed by the Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force, command of the Army and Navy Forces of the Western Task Force, after embarkation will rest in the Naval Commander, Western Task Force under the principle of unity of command, until such time as the Commanding General, First U.S. Army lands and assumes command. (2) The Naval Assault Force Commanders are similarly in command of all military and naval forces in their respective Assault Forces until the Corps or Division Commanding General concerned has landed and assumed command of his unit. (3) This command is exercised as prescribed in "Joint Action of the Army and Navy (FTP 155, par. 10) - Unity of Command". (e) The responsibility for the turn-round of ships and craft on the ENGLISH coast is that of the Commanders-in-Chief, Home Commands, subject to the general direction of the Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief. (f) The short title of this Operation Plan is "ONWEST 2".
A. G. KIRK,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy,
Naval Commander Western Task Force (NCWTF)
- INTELLIGENCE PLAN
- AIR PLAN
- AREA SCREENING PLAN
- NAVAL GUNFIRE SUPPORT PLAN
- ASSEMBLY AND STAGING PLAN
- CONVOY AND ESCORT PLAN
- APPROACH PLAN
- FOLLOW-UP PLAN
- BUILD-UP PLAN
- LOGISTICS PLAN
- AIR DEFENSE PLAN
- COMMUNICATIONS PLAN
- POSTPONEMENT PLAN
- MEDICAL PLAN
See Special Distribution List attached)
R. T. CRAGG,
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SPECIAL DISTRIBUTION LIST
(5) ANCXF (10) CinC, 21st Army Group (10) CinC, AEAF
(5) Commander Force "O" (50) Commander Force "U" (50) Commander Force "B" (50) Commander MULBERRY "A" (5) Commander Service Force 122 (50) Commander Support Force (5) Commander Salvage & Fire-fighting Group (2) Commander Fighter Director (2) Commander Reserve Fire Support Group (2) NOIC OMAHA (2) NOIC UTAH (2) C.O. Captured Ports (2) CO Force Flagship (WNTF) (2) Commander TransDiv ONE (3) Commander TransDiv THREE (3) Commander TransDiv FIVE (3) Commander TransDiv NINETY-SEVEN
(3) ComBatDivFIVE (2) CO USS ARKANSAS (2) CO USS TEXAS (2) CO USS NEVADA (2) CO HMS EREBUS
(2) ComCruDivSEVEN (7) CO USS TUSCALOOSA (2) CO HMS BELLONA, BLACK PRINCE, ENTERPRISE, GLASGOW (2 each) CO HMS HAWKINS (3) CO French Cruiser MONTCALM (3) CO French Cruiser GEORGES LEYGUES (3) CO APAs, AKAs, XAPs, LSI(L)s and LSI(H)s (WNTF) (2 each) ComDesRon 17 (2) ComDesDiv 33 (1) ComDesDiv 34 (1) ComDesDiv 18 (2) ComDesDiv 35 (1) ComDesDiv 36 (1) ComDesDiv 20 (1) CO 22 DDs (US) (1 each) CO HMS TANATSIDE, MELBREAK, TALYBONT (1 each) CO SOEMBA (2) ComCortDiv 47 (in USS BORUM) (1) CO USS MALOY (DE-791) (1) CO AMSs, YMSs (US) (21 YMS, 11 AMS)
(1 each) Admiralty (5) NCETF (5) SO Force "J" (1) SO Force "S" (1) SO Force "G" (1) SO Force "L" (1) CinC Portsmouth (10) CinC Plymouth (10)
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SPECIAL DISTRIBUTION LIST (continued)
FUSAG (5) CG FUSA (10) CG 2nd Br. Army (3) CG V Corps (5) CG VII Corps (5) CG 1st Div. (2) CG 29th Div. (2) CG 4th Div. (2) CG 82nd Airborne Div. (1) CG 101st Airborne Div.
(1) ETOUSA (2) ETOUSA SOS
(5) CG USSTAF (3) CG 9th USAAF (5) CG 2nd TAF (3) CG 9th Air Support Command
(5) CominCh (8) CNO (2) ComNavEu (5) CinCLant (1) CinCPac (1) ComNavNAW (2) Com8thPhib (1) LST Flot. Commanders (WNTF) (1 each) LST Group Commanders (WNTF) (1 each) LCI(L) Flotilla Commanders (WNTF) (1 each) LCT Flotilla Commanders (WNTF) (1 each) Combined Operations
(1) Staff CTF122 (22) ComMTBRon2 (1) ComMTBRon34 (1) Commander Far Shore Shuttle Control (1) CG 3rd U.S. Army (2) DISTRIBUTION TO BE MADE AT A LATER DATE: Com5thPhib (1) Naval War College (2) Cdt. MarCorps (2) Army & Navy Staff College (2) ComPhibTraPac (2) ComPhibTraLant (2)
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