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To Major General Charles D. Herron
February 28, 1940 Radio [Washington, D.C.]
Planning to leave San Francisco Saturday March Second on China Clipper for Hawaii. Please hold in abeyance and tactfully discourage official social engagements pending my arrival. I expect to spend Monday to Wednesday being educated on Hawaiian defense conditions. Then confidentially I hope to get an unobtrusive rest with Mrs. Herron and you the first I will have had since the Fourth of July weekend and I need it.
Document Copy Text Source: Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs (RG 165), Office of the Chief of Staff (OCS), Miscellaneous Correspondence, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland
Document Format: Typed radio message.
Recommended Citation: ThePapers 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), p. 175.