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Supreme Headquarters daily battle communiques

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 2766

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of daily battle communiques from 6 June 1944 to 7 May 1945 for the Allied Expeditionary Forces, Europe. These materials document the United States armed forces activities during the European Campaign in Western and Central Europe. These items were collected by Lt. Col. D. Reed Jordan, Chief, Communique Section, Public Relations Division.


  • 1944-1945


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Supreme Headquarters daily battle communiques must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) was established in on Feb. 13, 1944 in London, England under the command of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Following the invasion of Europe, SHAEF was moved to Versailles, France (Aug. 1944-May 1945), and later for Frankfurt, Germany. SHAEF was dissolved on July 14, 1945.


6 folders (0.33 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

These items were donated by Keith S. Taylor to Special Collections in 2003. They were donated to Special Collections at Brigham Young University in two ringed binders. They were placed in six folders.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Keith S. Taylor; 2003.


20th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts Collection Development Policy.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Register of Supreme Headquarters daily battle communiques
Garrett Schroath
2011 April 1
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States