Marshall Mission Files, Lot 54–D270: Telegram

Colonel Marshall S. Carter 42 to General Marshall

98402. The following message is transmitted at the request of Acting Secretary of State, Dean Acheson:

“In connection with my discussion yesterday with Secretaries of War and Navy, I should appreciate receiving an indication of your attitude in regard to Navy’s proposed plan to concentrate Marines at certain urban centers in North China, thereby relieving them of some of their present duties. Signed, Dean Acheson”.

  1. General Marshall’s representative in Washington.