Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force
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Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF; /ˈʃeɪf/ SHAYF) was the headquarters of the Commander of Allied forces in northwest Europe, from late 1943 until the end of World War II. US General Dwight D. Eisenhower was the commander in SHAEF throughout its existence. The position itself shares a common lineage with Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Atlantic, but they are different titles.
Allied Expeditionary Force
|Disbanded||14 July 1945|
|Countries|| United Kingdom|
|Role||Theater of operations|
|Part of||Combined Chiefs of Staff|
|Engagements||World War II|
|Supreme Commander||Dwight D. Eisenhower|
|Deputy Supreme Commander||Arthur Tedder|