3-006 From Major Maxwell D. Taylor to Major General Emory S. Adams, December 7, 1941

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: December 7, 1941

Subject: World War II

From Major Maxwell D. Taylor to Major General Emory S. Adams1

December 7, 1941 [Washington, D.C.]

General Marshall telephoned at 3:30 p.m. the following message:

Notify General De Witt in cooperation with the west coast FBI to round up all suspicious characters listed on the round up list. A similar message is to go to General Andrews in Panama, indicating that he is to round up the suspicious characters in cooperation with FBI. Corps Area Commanders are to be informed to notify manufacturers to take all special measures for protection against sabotage.

Document Copy Text Source: Records of the Adjutant General’s Office 1917- (RG 407), Adjutant General, 381 [11-27-41] General, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.

Document Format: Typed memorandum.

1. Taylor (U.S.M.A., 1922) had been an assistant secretary of the General Staff since July 1941. Adams was The Adjutant General.

Recommended Citation: ThePapers 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. 3, “The Right Man for the Job,” December 7, 1941-May 31, 1943 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991), pp. 8-9.

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