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Wade Haislip Interview Details January 19, 1959
Summary of Topics Covered:
Haislip notes that he first knew Marshall as Chief of War Plans and later as Deputy Chief of Staff. Haislip was Vice Chief of Staff of the Army at the time Marshall was Secretary of Defense. He expresses some criticism of Marshall’s handling of personnel but also praises Marshall’s ability to work with members of Congress. He discusses the importance of the Selective Service Act.
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