Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. Papers
The papers of Lucian King Truscott, Jr. (1895-1965) include his personal correspondence (1936-1964) and his military papers (1942-1944, 1961). The WW II papers deal with his service as an Army officer who rose from the rank of Colonel to temporary Lieutenant General. He was stationed with the European Theater of Operations Headquarters (1942-1943), and held the following commands: Third Division, 1943-1944; VI Corps, 1944; Fifth Army, 1944-1945; and the Third Army, 1945-1946. His professional papers also treat his service on the War Department Screening Board (1946-1947), the Joint Amphibious Operation Report (1949) and a Rehabilitation Study (1961). Included are correspondence, memoranda, radio messages, transcripts of hearings, transcripts of telephone conversations, speeches, reports, maps, and printed materials.