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Summary of Topics Covered:
Handy describes first meeting Marshall when Handy was head of the War Plans Division. He discusses American attitudes and policy toward the Russians in WWII and its aftermath. He discusses the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. He speculates on Marshall’s decision to send Eisenhower to England to command U. S. forces in Europe.
Forest Pogue recorded audio of this interview. The original tape and a digitized version are available from the George C. Marshall Research Library. Please contact the library to obtain a copy.