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Memorandum for General Ulio1
March 19, 1941 [Washington, D.C.]
I learn that newly activated units are starting without any company funds. Please look into the matter of seeing whether or not some arrangements can be made to meet this situation.
[P.S.] Could we not advance some of the Red X money and take repayment.2
Document Copy Text Source: Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs (RG 165), Records of the Office of the Chief of Staff (OCS), 16449-23, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland.
Document Format: Typed memorandum.
1. Brigadier General James A. Ulio, formerly the assistant adjutant general, was in command of the new Morale Branch, which had been created on March 14, 1941. (Watson, Chief of Staff , pp. 232-33.)
2. The postscript concerning the Red Cross on the file copy had been added in the handwriting of Marshall’s secretary.
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. 446,