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Shoulder insignia of the Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force, in charge of Operation Overlord

As those of us know who have taken part in battle, it is one thing to manoeuvre freely when secure in the knowledge that the man behind the gun is doing his best to miss us, but it is quite another thing when that same man is doing his utmost to liquidate you.
Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Edgeworth Morgan to his staff officers, on the crucial distinction between intensive battle training and actual battle. (19 May 1943)