AGF Study, NO. 6: The Procurement and Branch Distribution of Officers

NOTES

THE PROCUREMENT AND BRANCH DISTRIBUTION OF OFFICERS NOTES

l. "Status of Personnel, Army of the United States," Statistics Branch, WDGS, 15 December 1943, gives officer strength by components at intervals from 30 June 1940. 320.2/351 (C).

2. A mimeographed copy of this speech is in "Addresses delivered by Lt. Gen. Lesley J. McNair," Army War College Library VA25 M16.

3. See p 1 note 1, and Biennial Report of the Chief of Staff for The United States Army to the Secretary of War, July 1, 1941 to June 30, 1943, Chart 7.

4. See AGF memo for CofS USA, 3 Nov 43, sub: Inclusion of MOS Serial Numbers for Officers on T/Os. 210.01/286. AGF officers "are not specialists but are qualified to perform any duty within their arm commensurate with their grads."

5. AGF 1st ind to L & LD WD, 1 Oct 42. 210.1/136(AUS).

6. See Studies in the History of AGF No 14, Building and Training of Nondivisional Units.

7. AGF ltr (C) to CGs, 16 Jul 42, sub: Rpt on Qualification of Offs. 201.6/4 (C). Lists submitted from the field are in this file and in clear file 201.6/233 ff.

8. WD General Council Minutes (S), 16 Jun 42.

9. AGF memo for G-3 WD, 20 Jul 42, sub: Study on Expansion of ROTC. 326.6/64.

10. On the ASTP see Studies in the History of AGF No 5, Procurement of Enlisted Personnel for the AGF: the Problem of Quality.

11. Hq AGF, Strength Report, Officers, 31 Dec 43. Ground AG Section.

12. Colonels V. A. St. Onge, J. H. Banville, and A. L. Harding, all ORC, were promoted to colonel on 22 January 1944. They were respectively Chief of the Task Force Division, G-4; Chief of the Classification and Replacement Division, AG; and Chief of the Troop Movements Division, G-3.

Note 13 deleted.

14. "Status of Personnel, Army of the United States," Statistics Branch, WDGS, 15 Dec 43.

15. Personal correspondence, 22 Mar 43. Confidential file, G-1, Hq AGF.

16. "Monthly Strength of the Army, 31 Jul 43." AGO Machine Records Branch. 320.2 (C).

17. Memo (S) of Gen Marshall for Gen McNair, 29 Mar 43. 322.98/82 (S).

18. Memo (S) of Gen McNair for CofS USA, 30 Mar 43, sub: Promotions at Home vs O'seas. Ibid.

19. See various cases in the AGF "commander files," 322.98 (S)

20. (1) Statement of Gen A. R. Bolling to AGF Hist Off, 4 Jul 44. (2) Information obtained from McNair Personal Correspondence.

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21. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 8 Oct 42, sub: Asgmt and Reasgmt of Individual Offs and Warrant Offs. (2) AGF M/S, CofS to G-1, 17 Aug 43, sub: Use of Regtl Comdrs on Corps or Army Staff. (3) AGF ltr to CGs, 29 Aug 43, sub: Asgmt of Offs. All in 210.31/3648.

22. Consultation of Hist Off with CofS AGF, and study of file 322.98 (S).

23. Personal ltr (S) of Gen McNair, 28 Sep 42. 322.98/60 (S).

24. See papers in 322.98/72 (S).

25. 4th ind, Gen McNair to TAG, USA, l0 Aug 43. 322.98/90 (S).

26. Ibid.

27. (1) Memo (S) of Gen McNair for CofS USA, 27 Feb 43, sub: Obsr Tours O'seas for High Comdrs. 322.98/77 (S). (2) On absence of general officers from units, AGF 1tr to CGs, 31 Jan 43, sub: Interferences with Tng. 353.02/78 (AGF).

28. See Studies in the History of AGF No 12, The Building and Training of Infantry Divisions.

29. Memo of Gen McNair for G-1 WD, 22 Oct 43, sub: Battle experienced High Comdrs. 210.311/524.

30. Par 5 c (8), Cir 59, WD, 2 Mar 42.

31. (1) See Studies in the History of AGF No 12, The Building and Training of Infantry Division. Comparison of Enlisted Strengths of AGF - by Months(C), 24 May 43. 320.2/297 (C).

32. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 4 Sep 42, sub: Officer Candidate Quotas. 352/301 (OCS).

33. (1) See Studies in the History of AGF No 4, Mobilization of the Ground Army. (2) AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 7 Sep 42, sub: Officers for Engr, FA, AA. 352/315 (OCS). (3) AGR 3rd wpr ind to Mtn Tng Cen, 21 Sep 42, on AGF ltr, 8 Sep 42, sub: Apps for OCS. 352/317 (OCS).

34. (1) WD ltr AG 352 (4-5-42) MT-A-M to CGs, 6 Apr 42, sub: Officer Candidates, Technical Branches. 352/147 (OCS). (2) AGF ltr to CG Mtn Tng Cen,.8 Sep 42, sub: Applications for OCS. Originally consulted in 352/317 (OCS); document missing at date of final revision.

35. Sec III, Cir 358, WD, 28 Oct 42.

36. (1) Par 6, Cir 48, WD, 19 Feb 42. (2) Cir 126, WD, 28 Apr 42.

37. (1) WD ltr AG 352 (3-19-42) MT-M, to CGs, 24 Mar 42, sub: Attendance at OCS of Selective Service Registrants Deferred for Dependency Only. 352/138 (OCS).

38. WD ltr AG 352 (12-28-42) OB-D-SPGAO to CGs, 30 Dec 42, sub: Volunteer Officer Candidates (Quotas allotted for January 1943). 352/408 (OCS).

39. For relative performance of VOCs and regular candidates in OCS during 1942, see R&SC 1st ind, 5 Mar 43, on AGF ltr, 30 Jan 43, sub: Reduction in Volunteer Officer Candidate Program. 352/409 (OCS).

40. Par 6 h, Cir 126, WD, 28 Apr 42.

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41. WD TAG ltr (C) to Cmdts, OCSs, 16 Jun 42, sub: Disposition of Officer Candidates who lack Combat Leadership but have Administrative Ability. 210.31/229 (C).

42. Statement of Maj F. C. Ash, G-1 Sec Hq AGF, to AGF Hist Off.

43. WD TAG ltr (C) to Comdts, OCSs, 16 Feb 43, sub as in note 41. 210.31/299 (C).

44. Personal ltr of Gen Lear to Gen McNair, 22 Oct 42. McNair Correspondence.

45. See Tables II - VIII, Study No 30A.

46. Ibid.

47. James Grafton Rogers, "Some Overall Comments on Army Training," 22 Oct 42. 095/41 (Rogers, J. G. )

48. Gen H. R. Bull, Comments on Rogers report, above. Ibid.

49. Personal ltr, of Gen McNair to Gen Lear, 6 Aug 42. McNair Correspondence.

50. (1) AGF Memo (S) for G-1 WD, 14 Mar 43, sub: OCSs. 352/60 (s). (2) Memo slips, ibid.

51. (1) WD ltr (R) AG 352 (12-20-42) OB-D-WDGAP to CGs, 24 Dec 42, sub: Candidates Selected to Attend OCS. 352/18(R). (2) Cf. WD Memo W 625-7-43, 1 Sep 43, sub: Acceptance and Selection of Applicants for OCSs. 352/471 (R).

52. (1) WD ltr AG 352 (3-15-43) OB-D-WDGAP, to CG AGF, 16 Mar 43, sub: Authorized Capacities of OCSs in the United States. 352/427 (OCS). (2) Change 5, AR 625-5, WD, 19 Mar 43.

53. (l) See Studies in the History of AGF No 7, The Provision of Enlisted Replacement. (2) Par 5 c (8), Cir 59, WD, 2 Mar 42.

54. AGF M/S, CofS to G-1 & G-3, 28 Mar 43, sub: Authorized Capacities of OCS in the U. S. 352/427 (OCS).

55. (1) WD memo (S) WDGAP 352 OCS for CG AGF, 15 Dec 42, sub: Quarterly Capacities of OCS for AGF. (2) AGF M/S (S),.G-3 to CofS, 28 Dec 42. (3) AGF memo (S) for G-1 WD. 31 Dec 42, sub as above. All in 352/12(OCS) (S).

56. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to ExO, 11 Mar 43, sub: OCS Quotas. AGF G-l Control Div files. (2) AGF ltrs to R&SC, AAC, Armd F, 31 Mar 43, Sub: Authorized Capacities of OCSs in the U. S. 352/427 OCS. On antiaircraft, see below, p 34 - 39.

57. AGF ltrs to AAC, Armd F, R&SC, 31 Mar 43, sub: As in note 56 (2) 352/427 (OCS).

58. AGF M/S, Lt Col W. S. Renshaw to G-1, 31 Mar 43, sub: Rpt of Visit to School Establishments. AGF G-1 Control Div files.

59. Memo (S) of Gen McNair for G-3 WD, 14 Apr 43, sub: Modification of Mobilization Procedures. 381/177 (S).

60. AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 4 May 43, sub: Officer Requirements. AGF G-1 Control Div file.

61. On this revision of the Troop Basis see Studies in the History of AGF No 4, Mobilization of the Ground Army.

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62. AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 28 Apr 43, sub: Reduction of OCS Capacities and Reorgn. AGF G-1 Control Div file.

63. AGF ltrs to R&SC, AAC, Armd F, 12 May 43, sub: OCS Quota for July 1943. Confirming telephone instructions of 8 May. 352/438 (OCS).

64. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to AG, 18 Jun 43, sub: OCS Capacities. (2) AGF ltrs to AAC, Ard F, 18 Jun, sub as in (1); to R&SC, 24 Jun. All in 352/448 (OCS)

65. (1) WD ltr AG 352 (3-19-42) MT-M, 24 Mar 42, sub: Attendance at OCS of SS Registrants Deferred for Dependency Only. 352/138 (OCS). (2) AGF ltr to AAC, 28 Jul 43, sub: Volunteer Officer Candidates. 352/456 (OCS). (3) For this and the following five paragraphs see especially AGF memo (R) for G-1 WD, 24 May 43, sub: Procurement of Commissioned Officers. 210.1/315 (AUS).

66. AGF memo for G-1 WD, 11 Aug 43, sub: Return of Accepted Officer Candidates from Overseas Theaters and Bases. 352/464 (OCS).

67. See p 30 note 65 above.

68. Ibid. Also papers in 210.1/85 and /86 (ORC) (missing at date of final revision), 352/403 OCS.

69. See note 65.

70. AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 15 Jul 43, sub: ROTCs. 352/403 (OCS).

71. AGF memo for G-1 WD, 20 Jul 43, sub: Disposition of 2nd Yr Advanced ROTC Students. Ibid.

Notes 72 and 73 deleted.

74. AGF M/S (S), 7 Dec 43, sub: Surplus CAC Officers. 321/407 (CAC) (S).

75. (1) WD ltr (S) AG 320.2 (8-27-42) MS-C-M, 28 Aug 42, sub: TB for 1943. 320.2/4 (TUB 43) (S). (2) WD memo WDGCT 320.2 Gen (10-25-42) 25 Oct 42, sub as in (1). 320.2/5 (TUB 43) (S).

76. AGF memo (S) for G-3 WD, 29 Oct 42, sub as in 75 (1). Ibid.

77. WD memo (S) WDGCT 320.2 Gen (11-24-42), 24 Nov 42, sub as above. AGO 322 (7-14-42) Sec 1 (S).

78. Memo (S) of Gen McNair for G-3 WD, 14 Apr 43, sub: Modification of Mob Procedures. 381/177 (S).

79. Memo (S) of Special Committee for DCofS USA, 13 Jun 43, sub: TUB 1943. 320.2/31 (TUB 43) (S).

80. Memo (S) of Gen McNair for DcofS USA, 22 Jun 43, sub as in note 79. 320.2/31 (TUB 43) (S).

81. For remaining changes see Table V.

82. Studies in the History of AGF No 26, History of the Antiaircraft Command, pp 248-49.

83. See p 32 note 1 above.

84. (1) Studies in the History of AGF No 26, History of the Antiaircraft Command, p 150. (2) AGF M/S, G-3 to CG, 11 Mar 43, sub: AA Schs. 352/12 (OCS) (S).

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85. (1) Table IV. (2) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 29 Jan 44, sub: Surplus AA Offs. 321/408 (CAC) (S).

86. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 12 Nov 43, sub: Applications for Transfer or Detail. 210.31/601 (CAC). (2) AGF memo (S) for DCofS USA, 20 Mar 44, sub: Reduction in CAC Off Overstrength. 321/408 (CAC) (S).

87. For this paragraph see AGF M/S in 321/407 and /408 (CAC) (S).

88. (1) WD Gen Council Min (S), 24 Jan 44. (2) Memos in 321/408 CAC (S).

89. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 12 Oct 43, sub: OC Program. AGF G-1 Control Div file. (2) Statistical tabulation: "Authorized and Actual Strength of Offs in the AGF by grade and Arm or Service. 320.2/352 (C).

90. WD ltr AG 352 (3-15-43) OB-D-WDGAP, 16 Mar 43, sub: Authorized Capacities of OCS in U. S. 352/427 (OCS). The figure of 3,000 here prescribed for Field Artillery was later raised to 4,000, making a total of 18,500.

91. AGF M/S (S), G-3 to CofS, 28 Dec 42, sub: Quarterly Capacity of OCSs of AGF. 352/12 (OCS) (S).

92. AGF ltr to CGs, 10 Jul 43, sub: Reclassification of Offs. 210.01/267.

93. AGF Classified Radio File, CM-OUT-6035

94. AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 3 Nov 43, sub: Reclassification Jurisdiction, with supporting tabs. 210.01/274.

95. AGF M/S, CG to G-1, 9 Nov 43, sub as in note 94. Ibid.

96. (1) WD Gen Coun Min (S), 11 Oct 43. (2) Cir 280, WD, 5 Nov 43. (3) AGF M/S, G-1 to CG, 12 Nov 43, sub: Action on Reclassification Proceedings. 210.01/288.

97. (1) Incl 6 to AGF M/S (S), 29 Jan 43. 210.31/1308 (s). (2) Memo (S) of Gen McNair for CofS USA, 1 Feb 44, sub: AA Off Pers. 321/408 (CAC) (S).

98. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 3 Dec 43, sub: Discharge of Offs under Provisions of Par 26, AR 605-10. 210.8/47. (2) Incl 6 to AGF memo (S) for G-1 WD, 29 Jan 44. 210.31/1308 (S).

99. AGF M/S (R), G-1 to CofS, 22 Dec 43, sub: Relief from Active Duty of Offs for Whom no Suitable Asgmt Exists. 210.8/2 (R).

100. (1) WD ltr (R) AG 201.6 (31 Dec 43) PO-M-A, 4 Jan 44, sub: Revision of AR 605-230. 210.01/304½. (2) AGF 1st ind to above to CGS, 8 Jan 44. Ibid.

101. (1) AGF M/S, CG to CofS, 28 Feb 44, sub: Elimination of Unfit Offs. (2) AGF ltr to CGs, 3 Mar 44, sub as in (1) above. (3) AGF memo for G-1 WD, 8 Mar 44, sub: Rpt on Progress in Elimination of Unfit Offs. All in 210.01/308.

102. (1) WD ltr AG 352 (3-15-43) OB-D-WDGAP, to CG AGF, 16 Mar 43, sub: Authorized Capacities of OCSs in the United States. 352/427 (OCS). (2) AGF M/S, G-1 to CG, 5 Oct 43, sub: G-1 Matters as Result of Western Trip of Gen McNair. 353.02/245.

103. WD ltr AG 320.2 (3-20-42) OP-A-M, 27 Mar 42, sub: Disposition of Pool of Offs. 320.2/1673.

104. AGF ltr (R) to CGs, 12 Jul 43, sub: Officer Overstrength. 320.2/234 (R).

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105. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to CG, 5 Oct 43, sub: G-1 Matters as Result of Western Trip of Gen McNair. 353.02/245. (2) AGF memo for G-1 WD, 22 Oct 43, sub: Disposition of Surplus Offs. AGF G-1 Control Div file.

106. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 19 Sep 43, sub: Requirements for Overseas Repl Offs. 210.31/27 O'seas Repl Depots. (2) AGF ltr to CGs, 1 Jan 44, sub as in (1). Ibid. (3) AGF ltr to CGs, 5 Apr 44, sub as in (1). Ibid.

107. AGF M/S, CG to G-1, 4 Oct 43, sub: G-1 Matters as Result of Western Trip of Gen McNair. 353.02/245.

108. M/S above, G-1 to CG, 5 Oct 43.

109. WD Gen Coun Min (S), 27 Dec 43.

110. (1) AGF ltr (C) to E&SC, 31 Dec 43, sub: Off Repl Pools. (2) AGF M/S (C), 15 Jan 44. Both in 210.31/594 (C).

111. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 20 Dec 43, sub: Requisitions for Commissioned Pers. (2) AGF ltr to CGs, 20 Dec 43, sub: Asgmt of Offs (except General Offs). Both in 210.31/5054. Amended by ltrs same subjects, 4 Mar, 44. 210.31/5159.

112. WD ltr (R) AG 320.2 (15 Jan 44) OB-S-C-M, 20 Jan 44, sub: Overstrength in Units in Continental U. S. 320.2/309 (R).

113. AGF 1st ind (R) on above to CGs, 10 Feb. Ibid.

114. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 25 Jan 44, sub: Asgmt and Attachment of Offs. 210.31/5111. (2) AGF memo for G-1 WD, 29 Jan 44, sub: Rpt on Offs required by DcofS in WD Gen Council Min, 27 Dec 43. 210.31/1308 (S).

115. Statement of Col W. S. Renshaw, G-1 AGF to AGF Hist Off, 11 Sep 45.

116. (1) AGF study (S), 13 Jun 45, sub: Off Overseas Repl System. 327.3/114 (SS) (S). The study was presented to the War Department Committee investigating the replacement system, 13 June 1945. Cf. Studies in the History of AGF No 7, The Provision of Enlisted Replacements.

117. AGF M/S (S), Maj Meyer, Inf Br, G-1 to Col Seaman, ExO, G-1, 3 Dec 45, sub: Study No 6 in the History of the Army Ground Forces. AGF Hist Sec file.

118. Tab A to WD Memo (R) WDGAP 210.31, for DCofS USA, 18 Mar 44, sub: Status of Off Repl Pools.

119. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 9 Feb 44, sub: Establishment of Basic Courses to Implement the Conversion of CAC AA Offs to Inf and Armd Comd. 352.11/501. (2) AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 21 Feb 44, sub: Establishment of Special Basic Course at FA Sch. 352.11/4 (FA Sch).

120. AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 8 Apr 44, sub: Continuation of Program to Covnert Surplus Lieutenants to Inf. 352/922 (Inf Sch). (2) AGF ltr to CGs, 7 May 44, sub as in (1). Ibid.

121. WD ltr AGOT-S-WDGAP 352 (24 May 44) to CG AGF, 27 May 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/408 (Inf OCS).

122. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 13 Jun 44, sub: Continuation of Program to Convert Surplus Lieutenants to Inf. 352.922 (Inf Sch). (2) AGF ltr to CGs, 19 Jun 44, sub as in (1). Ibid.

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123. (1) AGF Memo (S) for CofS USA, 19 Jul 44, sub: Conversion of Offs in Inf. 352/124 (S). (2) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 17 Jul 44, sub as in (1). Ibid. (3) WD 1st ind (S) AGOT-S-A (2) 10.31 (19 Jul 44), on (1) above, 25 Jul 44. Ibid.

124. See Tables appended to Study No 30 in Studies in the History of AGF, Training in the Schools of the Army Ground Forces.

125. Statement of Maj W. Meyerm, Inf Branch, AGF G-1 Sec, to AGF Hist Off, 17 Sep 45.

126. Ibid.

127. See Table VIII.

128. AGF M/S (C), CofS to G-1, 24 Sep 43, sub: OCS. 352/143(C).

129. See Table IV.

130. WD ltr AGOT-S-WDGAP-A 352 (12 Mar 44) to CG AGF, 14 Mar 44, Sub: AGF OCS Quotas. AGF G-1 Control Div file.

131. AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 3 Apr 44, sub as above. 352/101 (OCS)(S).

132. Statement of Col W. S. Renshaw, G-1 AGF to AGF Hist Off, 11 Sep 45.

133. AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 2 Feb 44, sub: 1944 Off Requirements. 320.2/708 (S).

134. (1) Note 130, above, par 2 of letter cited. (2) AGF M/S (S), Control Div G-1 to G-1, 14 Mar 44, sub: 1944 Off Requirements. AGF G-1 Files (Renshaw) 71. (3) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to G-3, 18 Mar 44, sub: OCS Program. AGF G-1 files (Renshaw) 66.

135. (1) AGF M/S (S), Control Div G-1 to G-1, 14 Mar 44, sub: 1944 Off Requirements. Ibid. (2) Table of 1944 Off Repl Requirements, from WD G-l, in AGF G-1 (Renshaw')s 160.

136. (1) AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 5 Apr 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/101 (OCS) (S). (2) Incl to above. Copies in AGF G-1 files (Col Renshaw). (3) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 3 Apr 44, sub as in (1). 352/101 (OCS)(S).

137. AGF ltrs to CGs AA Comd & R&SC, 5 Apr 44, sub: OCS Quotas for May 1944. 352/506 (OCS).

138. AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 3 May 44, sub: OCS Quotas for June, 1944. 352/508 (OCS).

139. (1) AGF M/S, G-1 to CofS, 13 May 44, sub: Inf Repl Offs. 210.31/27 O'seas Repl Depots). (2) AGF TWX to CGs, 20 May 44. Ibid.

140. AGF memo (S) for COfS USA, 1 Jun 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/103 (OCS)(S).

141. (1) AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 12 Aug 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/105 (OCS) (S). (2) WD D/F WDGAP 352 OCS to CG AGF, 23 Aug 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. Ibid.

142. WD ltr AGOT-S-WDGAP 352 (24 May 44) to CG AGF, 27 May 44, sub: AGF OCS quotas. 352/408 (Inf OCS).

143. WD ltr AGOT-S-A 352 (7 Jun 44) to CG AGF, 10 Jun 44, sub as in note 142. 352/105 (OCS)(S).

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144. WD G-1 Memo (S) WDGAP 352 OCS, of Lt Col Haywood for Gen White, 7 Jun 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. WD G-1 file.

145. WD ltr (R) ALPO-A-WDGAP 210.31 (29 Jun 44) to CG AGF, 7 Jul 44, sub: Establishment of Off Repl Pools. 210.31/355 (R).

146. AGF ltr (C) to CGs R&SC and AAC, 7 Jul 44, sub: Projected Minimum Capacities of OCSs. 352/305 (C).

147. (1) AGF M/S, CofS to CG, 4 Aug 44, sub: OCSs. AGF G-1 Control Div files (Col Renshaw). (2) AGF memo (C) for CofS USA, 16 Aug 44, sub: Retention of Armd OCS. 352/320 (C). (3) WD 1st ind (C) AGOT-S-A 352 (16 Aug 44), 28 Aug 44, on above. Ibid.

148. (1) Pars 3 b and 5 b of AGF memo (S) for TAG, 6 Sep 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/105 (OCS)(S). (2) Par 2, WD ltr (R) AGOT-S-A 352 (3 Oct 44) to CG AGF, 11 Oct 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas and Repl Pool Capacities. 352/7 (OCS)(R).

149. Statement of Col W. S. Renshaw, G-1 AGF to AGF Hist Off, 11 Sep 45.

150. AGF TWX to CGs, 10 Jun 44. 352/411 (Inf OCS).

151. AGF M/S (R), G-3 to G-1, 20 Nov 44, sub: OCS Quotas. 352/6 (OCS)(R).

152. (1) AGF ltrs to CGs, 15 Jul 44, sub: Selection of Officer Candidates from Alerted Units. 352/520 (OCS). (2) AGF M/S, G-l to CofS, 10 Jul 44, sub: OCS. Ibid.

153. Par 9 d, AR 625-5, WD, 12 Sep 44.

154. (1) Par 4, AGF Wkly Dir 42, 17 Oct 44. (2) M/R, C&RD, AG, AGF, 17 Oct 44, sub: Selection of OCS from Alerted Units. 352/536 (OCS).

155. AGF memo (S) for TAG, USA, 6 Sep 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/105 (OCS)(S).

156. WD TWX (C), WARX 89177, 18 Aug 44, to Theater Comdrs.

157. AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 31 Aug 44, sub: Quotas for AFG OCSs for the month of Oct 44. 352/529 (OCS).

158. WD ltr AGOT-S-A 352 (20 Sep 44) to CG AGF, 26 Sep 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas. 352/532 (OCS).

159. AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 25 Sep 44, sub: OCSs. 352/335 (C).

160. AGF ltr (C) to CGs, 27 Sep 44, sub: Officer Candidate Program. Ibid.

161. (1) AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 6 Oct 44, sub: Officer Candidate Quotas. 352/107 (OCS)(S). (2) AGF M/S, CofS to G-1, 5 Oct 44, sub: OCS Quota for December. Ibid.

162. E.g., TWX (C) USAFFE to WD, CM-IN 5663, 7 Sep 44; TWX (C), ComZ EUTO to WD, CM-IN 24612, 26 Sep 44.

163. (1) WD ltr (R) AGOT-S-A 352 (3 Oct 44) to CG AGF, 11 Oct 44, sub: AGF OCS Quotas and Repl Pool Capacities. 352/7 (OCS)(R). (2) AGF ltrs (C) to CGs R&SC and AAC, 5 Oct 44, sub: Officer Candidate Capacities. 352/342 (C).

164. AGF ltr to CF R&SC, 5 Oct 44, sub: Quotas for AGF OCSs for the Month of Nov 44. 352/532 (OCS).

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165. (1) Memo (S) of CofS AGF for CG AGF, 28 Oct 44, sub: Pers for OCSs. 352/107 (OCS)(S). (2) AGF memo (S), G-1 to CofS, 27 Oct 44, sub: Officer Candidate Program. AGF G-1 files 352 (Schs)(S). (3) Draft of AGF memo (S) for CofS USA (27 Oct 44), sub as above. Ibid. Not used.

166. (1) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 1 Nov 44, sub: Availability of OCS Applicants from Systems under AGF Only. AGF G-1 Control Div files 352(Schs)(S). (2) AGF M/S (C), G-l to CofS, 13 Dec 44, sub: OC Prog. 352/372 (C).

167. AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 10 Nov 44, sub: Quotas for AGF OCSs for the month of Dec 44. 352/539 (OCS). Quota ltrs for January 45 (1 Dec 44), and Feb 45 (5 Jan 45), same diagonal, this file.

168. (1) WD ltr (R) AGOT-S-A 352 (l0 Nov 44) to CG AGF, 15 Nov 44, sub: OCS Quotas. 352/6 (OCS)(R). (2) WD TWXs listed in ltr (1) above.

169. AGF M/S (C), G-1 to CofS, 13 Dec 44, sub: Officer Candidate Program. 352/372 (C).

170. (1) AGF memo (C) for CofS USA, 19 Dec 44, sub: OCS Quotas. Ibid. (2) WD memo (C) WDGAP 352 OCS for CG AGF, 16 Jan 45, sub: OCS. Ibid. (3) AGF memo for CofS USA, 5 Feb 45, sub: OCSs. 352/566 (OCS). (4) WD ltr (C) AGOT-A-A 352 (14 Feb 45) to CG AGF, 16 Feb 45, sub: Quotas for AGF OCSs. 352/385 (C).

171. WD ltr AGPR-A-A 210.1 (27 Dec 44) to CGs China Theater, SPA, POA, India-Burma Theater, MTO, and ETO, 29 Dec 44, sub: Authority to Make Appointments. AG 210.1 (27 Dec 44)(1).

172. WD ltr file and sub as in note 171, to CGs USAF Mid East, Persian Gulf Comd, Alaskan Dept, 29 Dec 44. Ibid.

173. Cf. Minutes of Meeting to Discuss ETO Repl Situation, held in Washington 23 and 28 December 1944, with representatives of WD, AGF, and ETO. 320.2/173 (O'seas Repls)(S).

174. (1) Par 9, Summary of Conclusions Reached and Actions Taken with Respect to the ETO Repl Problem (S) WDGAP 322 Repls, 28 Dec 44. 354.1/120 (RTCs)(S). (2) TWX, Hq ComZ, ETO to WD, 3 Jan 45, CM-IN-2673. Ibid. (3) AGF M/S (R) Off Div to G-1, 6 Jan 45, sub: School and RTC Set-Up for Overseas. Ibid. (4) AGF M/S (S), CofS to G-3, 29 Dec 44, sub: Establishment of Inf Sch in ETO. Ibid.

175. AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 7 Mar 45, sub: Officer Requirements. 210.31/1 (0/Seas Repls)(S).

176. (1) WD ltr (S) AGPO-A-A 210.33 (7 Mar 45) to CG AGF, 13 Mar 45, sub: Officer Requirements. Ibid. (2) AGF ltr (R) to CG R&SC, 27 Mar 45, sub: Conversion of Officers of Other Arms to Armored. Ibid. (3) AGF ltr (R) to CG R&SC, 27 Mar 45, sub: Conversion of AA Offs to Cav. 352/219 (R).

177. See Tables III, IV, VI, and VII, Study No 30.

178. AGF memo for CofS USA, 9 May 45, sub: Inf OCS. 352/517 (Inf OCS).

179. AGF memo for CofS USA, 8 Jul 45, sub: Inf OCS. Ibid.

180. (1) WD ltr AGOB-T-A 352 (7 Jun 45) to CG AGF, 12 Jun 45, sub as in note 179. Ibid. (2) AGF M/S, G-1 to G-3, 15 Jun 45, sub: Inf OCS. Ibid.

181. Note 179 above.

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182. (1) AGF ltr to CGs, 8 Jul 45, sub: OCS Program. 352/517 (Inf OCS). (2) AGF M/S, G-1 to G-3, 15 Jun 45, G-3 to G-1, 20 Jun 45, G-1 to CofS, 5 Jul 45, sub: Inf OCS. Ibid.

183. (1) AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 23 Jul 45, sub: AGF Off Procurement Objective. 352/110 (OCS)(S). (2) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to CofS, 19 Jul 45, sub as in (1). Ibid.

184. (1) AGF memo (S) for CofS USA, 2 Aug 45, sub: Procurement of Accepted OCS Applicants. Ibid. (2) WD D/F (S) WDGAP 210.1 (S) to CG AGF, 27 Jul 45, sub: AGF Officer Procurement Objective. Ibid. (3) AGF M/S (S), G-1 to Cofs, 1 Aug 45, sub: AGF Procurement Objective. Ibid.

185. AGF M/S (S), G-1 to G-3, 28 Jul 45, sub: Procurement of Accepted OCS Applicants. Ibid.

186. (1) AGF memo (C) for CofS USA, 5 Sep 45, sub: OCS Capacities. 352/1 (OCS) (C). (2) WD D/F (C) 352 OCS (5 Sep 45) to CG AGF, 7 Sep 45, sub: OCS Capacities. Ibid. (3) AGF ltr to CG R&SC, 14 Sep 45, sub: Capacities and Quotas for AGF OCSs. Ibid.

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