Operation Market Garden
From the paper:
“However, if blame must be assigned, and in historical analysis, it usually must, then ?responsibility for Market Garden?s failure can be given to planners at strategic and operational levels who seemed hell-bent on carrying out the operation?. They accepted extra risks without modification of the plan and forced the British First Airborne Division to accept too many of the risks.
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Despite having the hardest task, they were assigned lowest priority in the transport allocations.”