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General Marshall and other leaders, 1942 (Northern Ireland)

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General George C. Marshall, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army; Lt. General H. E. Franklyn, G.O.C., N. I. British Forces; Mr. J. H. Andrews, Prime Minister of Northern Ireland; Mr. W. Averill Harriman, President Roosevelt’s personal envoy to Britain; Major General James E. Chaney United States Army Forces in the British Isles (USAFBI); and Major General R. P. Hartle, United States Army Northern Ireland Forces (USANIF), during their inspection tour of Northern Ireland



Washington County Free Library

Neg No. INIF42-162

17-18 Apr 1942 - Major General Chaney and Brigadier General Robert A. McClure (Military Attaché, American Embassy, London) accompany W. Averill Harriman, General George C. Marshall (Chief of Staff, United States Army), and Harry Hopkins on an inspection tour of American forces in Northern Ireland.

- ( United States Army in World War II, U.S. Army Center of Military History)

For British Pathe Newsreel of the American commanders in Northern Ireland see US Chief of Staff Reviews American Troops, Pathe News, 1942. The video confuses the names of General Chaney and General Hartle.


Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library

United States. Army, Biography; World War, 1939-1945, United States; Hartle, Russell P.

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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