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Brigadier General William D. Connor
to George C. Marshall
November 22, 1924 Tientsin, China
1. I desire to express to you my gratification at the prompt and efficient manner in which you took the necessary measures to meet the varied and changing situations confronting your Command during these past six weeks of Chinese Civil War.
2. The handling of your Command was especially commendable in that you had but recently arrived at this station and had had only a short time in which to familiarize yourself with the local plans and problems, which, by their peculiar nature, required unusual tact, patience, and foresight in bringing about their successful solution.
Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Personal File (201 File), National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.
Document Format: Typed letter.
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland and Sharon Ritenour Stevens (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 1, “The Soldierly Spirit,” December 1880-June 1939 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981), p. 270.