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The construction of the German domestic safeguard or Volkssturm on 18 October 1944 used to be a determined degree by way of the Nazi regime to make use of each on hand manpower source of their last-ditch makes an attempt to hold up their inevitable defeat. All able-bodied men among the a long time of sixteen and 60 who weren't already participants of the German military have been conscripted into one association.
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While Eisenhower listened intently, Marshall encouraged each of the generals to outline his overseas operations. Joseph Collins, whose ORth Division had fought well on Guadalcanal and in New Georgia, made a particularly fine impression. He was tough, wiry, with an Irishman’s playful grin. EisenPM hower then reported on the war in the Mediterranean. He talked for twenty-five minutes, after which everybody stood and drank toasts to him as well as to Marshall and Roosevelt. A few days later at White Sulphur Springs in West Virginia, a rest haven established by the army, Eisenhower and his wife ran into Joe Collins and his wife; like the Eisenhowers they were staying in the white cottages amid a grove of ancient oaks.
Fond of horseback riding and tennis, and a fanatical golfer who would put in nine holes on even the rainiest days, Stimson was more zestful than his age suggested. He loved to attend manoeuvres at Fort Bragg, watching infantry regiments “attack” under the covering fire of NRRs and NMRs and to the rattle of machine guns. “War is the father of all things” – Hitler liked quoting this dictum, and it echoes from Stimson’s private diaries too. It was natural for Eisenhower to wish to consult Stimson, who was not only OV the highest ranking civilian in the military establishment but also a sagacious adviser.
Stimson nodded. But, Roosevelt continued, he had reopened the issue with OT Marshall during their private luncheon and had left the choice up to him: would he prefer to remain Chief of Staff or to command Overlord? Marshall had tactfully declined to choose – this, he had replied, was a decision for the President himself to make. Roosevelt suspected that Eisenhower might not be suited to take Marshall’s job at the Pentagon, since he knew next to nothing about the Pacific and could probably not handle Congress either.