--> ABBREVIATIONS

SHAEF(Suppreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces)
* U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower(Suppreme Commander)
* British Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthut Tedder(Deputy)
* Major General Walter Bedell Smith(Chief of Staff)



21st ARMY GROUP
* Field Marshal Sir Bernard L. Montgomery

FIRST ALLIED AIRBORNE ARMY
* Lieutenant General Lewis H. Brereton (USAAF)

BRITISH AIRBORNE CORPS
* Lieutenant-General Frederick Browning