Endnotes for Chapter I

1 This introductory chapter is a somewhat shortened version of the concluding chapter of the companion volume of this subseries, Stetson Conn and Byron Fairchild, The Framework of Hemisphere Defense, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II (Washington, 1960). It is included here to provide a broader setting for the account that follows of the specific plans and measures for defending the continental United States and its outposts during World War II.

2 Memo, CG Third Army for WPD, 8 June 40, WPD 4175-II.

3 Memo for Rcd, Lt Col Jonathan W. Anderson, WPD 4175-2.

4 See Louis Morton, "Germany First: The Basic Concept of Allied Strategy in World War II," Study I in Department of the Army, Command Decisions (Washington, 1960).

5 Stanley W. Dziuban, Military Relations Between the United States and Canada, 1939-1945, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II (Washington, 1959), contains the fullest description of the prewar and wartime association of the two nations.

6 Resume of conversation between Gen Marshall and Gen Nicolas Delgado, CofS Paraguayan Army, 31 Oct 40, WPD 4385-I.

7 Diary of Henry L. Stimson, entry of 16 Dec 40, examined at Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University.

8 Pers Ltr, President Roosevelt to Senator Josiah W. Bailey, 13 May 41, in F.D.R.: His Personal Letters, 1928-1945, edited by Elliott Roosevelt (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1950), II, II54.

9 Pers Ltr, 3 Jun 41, Roosevelt Papers, Franklin Delano Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, N. Y.

10 For graphic presentations of the distribution of Army forces among tactical commands in late 1941 and 1942, see charts 1, 2, and 3 in Maurice Matloff and Edwin M. Snell, Strategic Planning for Coalition Warfare, 1941-1942, UNITED STATES ARMY IN WORLD WAR II (Washington, 1953) (hereafter referred to as Matloff and Snell, Strategic Planning, 1941-42).

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