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4-236 Memorandum for the President, February 9, 1944

1944
   
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: February 9, 1944

Subject: World War II


Memorandum for the President

February 9, 1944 [Washington, D.C.]

Secret

I don’t believe General Arnold gave you the figures for planes delivered overseas in January. They are interesting.

883Heavy Bombers

581Medium and Light Bombers

1524Fighters and Fighter Bombers

150Reconnaissance

106Transports

37Utilities and others

230Gliders

Total3511

The foregoing represented 64_% of January or 71% of December, total factory deliveries to the Army Air Forces. In combat planes the shipments represent 90% of January deliveries from the factory, or 97% of December deliveries. The Ferry service involved in this transaction is considerable.

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

Document Format: Typed memorandum.

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. 4, “Aggressive and Determined Leadership,” June 1, 1943-December 31, 1944 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996), pp. 275-276.

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