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Russell P. Reeder, Jr Interview Details October 18, 1960
Summary of Topics Covered:
Reeder relates having served under Gen. Thomas Handy, a VMI graduate and an assistant to Marshall. He refers to asking Marshall to serve in the European Theater and to being wounded at Normandy. Marshall visited him at Walter Reed. Marshall and Reeder’s “Fighting on Guadalcanal” printed by the Government Printing Office. Marshall wrote the Foreword which Reeder reads in the interview.
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