3-082 Memorandum for General Arnold, January 30, 1942

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: January 30, 1942

Subject: World War II

Memorandum for General Arnold

January 30, 1942 [Washington, D.C.]


At the Cabinet meeting this afternoon,1 the President brought up the question of the air route to China, assuming that Burma was lost to the Japanese. He referred to a northern route which, I believe, you have been investigating.

There was also brought up by the President the question of whether or not we should levy on the commercial air plants for some of their transport planes. What do you think about this?

Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Papers, Pentagon Office Collection, Selected Materials, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington, Virginia.

Document Format: Typed memorandum.

1. Secretary Stimson’s memo “Notes After Cabinet Meeting, January 30, 1942,” is in NA/RG 165 (OCS, 334).

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), p. 89.

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