Whiteley, to talk it over with Spaatz and the USSTAF
(30) At this point, a sustained and determined attack began on that objective, joining those already begun by the USSTAF's Fifteenth Air Force on the refineries in Ploesti, Romania.
After General Eisenhower returned control of Allied strategic air forces to the CCS on 15 September 1944, the latter directed control of the USSTAF and Bomber Command to their respective national chains of command.
(55) Despite the inclement weather, the USSTAF and Bomber Command continued to attack the oil industry.
(61) With the birth of the USSTAF organization, Knerr became the deputy for administration.
(3.) USSTAF, "Materiel Behind the 'Big Week'," USAF HRA, 519.04-1, 20-25 Feb 1944, 4.
(52.) USSTAF, "Notes for Supply and Maintenance Chapter, " USAF HRA, 519.057-4, 1942-1945, 10.