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Memorandum for the Quartermaster
January 10, 1941 [Washington, D.C.]
The Secretary of War told me today that there was no objection to the Army using as much Argentine canned beef as possible in insular bases and other places out of tariff boundaries of the United States. It would be of important assistance to our Argentine relations if considerable purchases could be made on this basis.
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: 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), pp. 384-385.