This report was authorized by Headquarters, Army Ground Forces and the Tank Destroyer Center. Major Allerton Cushman was an observer in Northwest Africa during the period of Dec. 19, 1942 until Mar. 1, 1943 and identified issues in a number of areas. By order of Lt. Gen. McNair, the issues were to be addressed and corrected. A full report was to be compiled by Major Cushman upon his arrival back in the U.S. This report provided courtesy of Jasson Ferreira.