5-303 To General of the Army Henry H. Arnold, December 15, 1945

Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Date: December 15, 1945

Subject: Postwar

To General of the Army Henry H. Arnold

December 15, 1945 Washington, D.C.

Dear Arnold:

I am leaving in a few minutes and on calling up your office to say goodbye I learnt that you were out of the city. So this hurried note must serve instead.

In leaving the War Department I wish especially to feel that you are genuinely aware of my appreciation of the tremendous services you rendered the army during the past six years—and me personally. And that I fully realize the complete loyalty and warm support you gave me. It will all be a treasured memory.


G. C. M.

Document Copy Text Source: George C. Marshall Collection, George C. Marshall Research Library, Lexington, Virginia.

Document Format: Handwritten letter signed.

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), p. 396.

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