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John J. McCloy Interview Details March 31, 1959
Summary of Topics Covered:
Mr. McCloy opens the interview remarking on General Marshall’s character and his views on training soldiers. Discussion leads to Russia’s entry into World War II and the use of the atom bomb on Japan. Mr. McCloy also recalls the English hesitancy to use cross-channel invasion and the allies continued destruction of Germany in the last phase of the war in Europe.
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