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Memorandum for General Ulio (Morale Branch)
April 14, 1941 [Washington, D.C.]
The urgent need for CCC Companies in administrative capacities on all posts, Camps and stations is evident. Your views as to the manner in which this can best be arranged are desired. Timely action is absolutely essential. Too many soldiers are being used on non-military activities at these places when such work could better be performed by the CCC.
The CCC can be a great factor in expediting our Army program and in assisting us to meet conditions that adversely effect morale. There is little time for studies. Can anything be done?1
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. While dictated by the chief of staff, this memo bore Orlando Ward’s signature. For Marshall’s views on the administration of the Civilian Conservation Corps, see Memorandum for the Assistant Chiefs of Staff, G-1 and G-4, May 7, 1941, Papers of George Catlett Marshall, #2-444 [2: 497].
Recommended Citation: The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, ed. Larry I. Bland, Sharon Ritenour Stevens, and Clarence E. Wunderlin, Jr. (Lexington, Va.: The George C. Marshall Foundation, 1981- ). Electronic version based on The Papers of George Catlett Marshall, vol. 2, “We Cannot Delay,” July 1, 1939-December 6, 1941 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986), p. 476.