Endnotes for Chapter XVIII

1 Memo, Lt Gen Hull for Maj Gen Craig [Chairman of Sp Committee], 11 Sep 45, no sub, OPD 321.19 OPD, 126/2.

2 For constitution of board of officers, see memo, Brig Gen H. I. Hodes, Asst DCofS for Lt Gen Patch, etc., 30 Aug 45, sub: Reorgn of WD, copy filed OPD 320 War Department, 31.

3 Memo, Asst DCofS for WDGS, WDSS, AAF, AGF, ASF, Maj O'seas Comds, EDC, and WDC, 19 Oct 45, sub: Rpt of Bd of Offs on Reorgn of WD, with incl, memo, Lt Gen Patch for CofS, 18 Oct 45, same sub, OPD 320 War Department, 31/5.

4 For Army initiation of the long struggle for unification, see: (1) OPD Hist Unit Study, "Wartime Study of Unification of the Armed Services"; (2) OPD Hist Unit Study I, "Early Proposals for Unification of the Armed Services of the United States" ; (3) most of the information in these studies was published, without documentation, in an article by Ray S. Cline and Maurice Matloff, "Development of War Department Views on Unification," in Military Affairs, 1949, Vol. XIII, No.2, pp. 65-74.

5 Memo, OPD for DCofS, 5 Nov 45, sub: Rpt of Board of Offs on Orgn of WD, OPD 320 War Department, 31/6.

6 Simpson Board rpt, 28 Dec 45, title: Rpt of Bd of Offs on Orgn of WD, P&O 020 War Department, 2. This report contains revisions as of 18 January 1946.

7 Memo, CofS for Dir of Bureau of Budget, 16 Apr 46, no sub, WDCSA 020 (2).

8 Ltr, Gen Handy for Dir of Bureau of Budget, 29 Apr 46, WDCSA 020 (2).

9 (1) WD Cir 138,14 May 46, sub: WD Reorgn. (2) Memo, OCS (Asst DCofS) for AAF, AGF, ASF, and WD Stf Divs, 14 May 46, no sub, P&O 020 War Department 2/12. (3) EO 9722,13 May 46, sub: Reasgmt of Functions of SOS Comd and CG SOS. This order merely amended EO 9082, 28 Feb 42.

10 WD Cir 138, 14 May 46, sub: WD Reorgn.

11 Ibid.

12 National Security Act of 1947, distributed in the Army as War Department Bulletin 11, 31 July 1947.

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