HEADQUARTERSTHIRD UNITED STATES ARMYAPO 40315 May 1945
Report of Operations.TO : The Adjutant General, Washington 25, D. C.1. In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 10 of ArmyRegulations 345-105, as changed to include 10 August 1944, there issubmitted herewith the report of operations of the Third United StatesArmy in the European Campaign. This report includes the planning phaseas well as the operations. The operations phase covers, specifically,the period 011200 August 1944 to 090001 May 1945.
Inasmuch as this report on operations is reproduced by multiple copy methods, the original records called for in paragraph 11of the Army Regulations above cited are being submitted to your officeonly. They have not been reproduced for the general distribution beinggiven this report.3. Since the contents of the report of operations would be ofvalue to the Armed Forces of any enemy of the United States, and sincehostilities with Japan have not terminated, this report is classifiedas SECRET. It will retain this classification until downgraded by theWar Department.FOR THE COMMANDING GENERAL:R. E. CUMMINGS,