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Mark Clark Interview Details November 17, 1959
Summary of Topics Covered:
Clark recalls first meeting Marshall at Ft. Lewis-Vancouver. He describes his war-time relationships with Generals McNair, Eisenhower and Marshall. Clark describes how a 1942 proposal for a cross channel invasion was jettisoned in favor of Churchill’s proposal for invading North Africa. Also visits by Marshall during the Italian campaign. Clark discusses post-war talks with the Russians, which involved Marshall and then Marshall’s role as Secretary of State. He also touches on China and the Korean War.
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