5-284 To General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, November 29, 1945

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: November 29, 1945

Subject: Postwar

To General of the Army Douglas MacArthur

November 29, 1945 Radio. Washington, D.C.

Personal for MacArthur from Marshall.

Thanks for your message of the 22d.1 My retirement was of rather short duration and the outlook does not indicate still waters.

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

Document Format: Typed radio message.

1. Marshall had received a telegram from MacArthur’s headquarters in Tokyo: “The entire command sends sincere greetings and hopes you will find full contentment in green pastures and by still waters.” (MacArthur to Marshall, Radio No. ZA-9315, November 22, 1945, GCMRL/G.C. Marshall Papers [Pentagon Office, Categorical, Resignation Tributes].)

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. 5, “The Finest Soldier,” January 1, 1945-January 7, 1947 (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003), pp. 372-373.

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