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Memorandum for the Special Services Division
(through General Somervell)
August 2, 1943 [Washington, D.C.]
The Secretary of War found at Goose Bay, Labrador, that the Army Extension Courses had not been established. This, like the Pribilof Islands, Ascension Island, and other isolated posts, is exactly the type of station which needs the Army Extension Courses.1 I do not understand why they have not already been established at Goose Bay.
Please inform me.
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. On this issue, see Marshall Memorandum for General Somervell, July 19, 1943, Papers of George Catlett Marshall, #4-057 [4: 66-67].
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), p. 77.