By Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Civil conflict is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table booklet that includes a hundred and fifty entries in honor of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Civil struggle. From between tens of hundreds of thousands of Civil struggle gadgets within the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked 550 goods and wrote a special narrative that starts earlier than the battle during the Reconstruction interval. definitely the right reward booklet for fathers and heritage enthusiasts, Smithsonian Civil conflict combines special, recognized, and formerly unseen relics from the warfare in a very certain narrative.

Smithsonian Civil struggle takes the reader contained in the nice selection of Americana housed at twelve nationwide museums and data and brings ancient gemstones to gentle. From the nationwide Portrait Gallery come infrequent early photos of Stonewall Jackson and Ulysses S. supply; from the nationwide Museum of yank heritage, mystery messages that remained hidden within Lincoln's gold wait for approximately one hundred fifty years; from the nationwide Air and area Museum, futuristic Civil War-era plane designs. hundreds of thousands of things have been evaluated sooner than these of maximum worth and importance have been chosen for inclusion the following. Artfully prepared in a hundred and fifty entries, they provide a special, panoramic view of the Civil struggle.

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MAGNET Force started with little notice. An advance party under Col. Edward H. Heavey left New York secretly on 6 January 1942; with it was Lt. Col. Donald B. Adams, the V Corps engineer. The party sailed from Halifax on a Norwegian ship and reached Scotland on the nineteenth. Colonel Adams and the other officers went to London for a week of briefing, and the rest of the party moved on to Belfast. A brigadier of the Royal Engineers guided Adams almost from the day he reached Northern Ireland, acquainting him with Brit24 Ltr, Adams to Chancy, 15 May 42, Engr files, NIBS.

1 OCE Rpts to CG, EUCOM Engr files; OCE ETOUSA Hist Rpt 1, Organization, Administration, and Personnel, app. 25; Memo, Harwood for Barnes, 15 Sep 42, 316 Office Methods, EUCOM Engr files. 57 Memo, Barnes for Moore, 10 Jul 42; Incl, Appreciation of ROUNDUP w/Memo; Memo, Lord for Moore, 2 Nov 42, SOS and OCE Organization, OCE ETOUSA Hist Records. planning, wanted to continue stockpiling standardized supplies to be used by British and American forces. In one case they tried to obtain a particular item of petroleum, oil, and lubricants (POL) equipment from the United States, but because of the new American policy they had to continue manufacturing and using their own prod58 uct.

On 14 May Marshall sent dards that seemed to the British entirely a directive to Chaney stipulating that adequate. Another problem concerned the organization of the theater SOS was airfield specifications and materials. to parallel that of the SOS recently These differences surfaced when the formed under Lt. Gen. Brehon B. British turned over their own accom- Somervell in the United States and was modations to American forces and drew to be given far broader powers than up plans for new structures.

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