Endnotes for Chapter XII


1 CD, ASF, Statistical Review, World War II, p. 151.

2 Memo, Somervell for USW, 10 Sep 44, sub: Disposal of Surplus Property Overseas, CG ASF.

3 From Together: Annals of an Army Wife, by Katherine Tupper Marshall, copyright 1946, 1947, by Katherine Tupper Marshall by permission of Tupper and Love, Inc., publishers, pp. 108-09.

4 See below, Ch. XXIV.

5 Brehon B. Somervell, "The United States Army Services of Supply," Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science, XX (January 1943), 67.

6 The book, written by Karl W. Detzer, formerly a roving editor of the Reader's Digest, was published without profit by the Readers' Digest Association and distributed at cost by the S-M News Company. All profits from the enterprise were contributed to the Army Emergency Relief Fund. More than 300,000 copies were sold.

7 There are a few minor exceptions, such as a note to General Somervell from the Chief of Staff, dated 18 December 1944, expressing dissatisfaction with the ASF post commander at Camp McClellan. Files, CG ASE

8 See above, p. 165.

9 These remarks were made in the Pentagon auditorium on 9 March 1945, the occasion of the celebration of the third anniversary of the creation of the ASE No record was made of General Marshall's comments and the above account reflects the author's recollection of what was said.

10 See below, p. 222.

Return to the Table of Contents