SHAEF

/ (ʃeɪf) /

noun, acronym for (in World War II)

Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces

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Example sentences from the Web for shaef

  • In the event, the enemy did plenty—far more than SHAEF, or for that matter the German high command, imagined possible.

    Hitler’s Hail Mary|James A. Warren|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST