Gen. George C. Marshall & Lt. Gen. W. H. Simpson Photo -1944 Louisiana Maneuvers

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Photo of General George C. Marshall addressing the 4th Army, commanded by Lieutenant General William H. Simpson, during the 1944 Louisiana Maneuvers.

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Nice 8″ x 10″ photo of General George C. Marshall addressing the 4th Army, commanded by Lieutenant General William H. Simpson, during the 1944 Louisiana Maneuvers. There are a few areas of wear on the surface of the photo, but very little scuffing and scratches. The photo also has a few areas of discoloration and smudging from handling.

General George C. Marshall – Was an American statesman and soldier. He rose through the U.S. Army to become the Chief of Staff under presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman. He also served as the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense under President Truman. Marshall was lauded by Winston Churchill as the “organizer of victory” for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II. After the war, as Secretary of State, Marshall was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1953 for his efforts and advocacy that the U.S. economic and political commitment to the post-war European recovery not waver, which included the Marshall Plan that bore his name.

General William H. Simpson – United States Army officer who served with distinction in both World War I and World War II. He was the Commanding General of the U.S. Ninth Army in Western Europe and on the Western Front during the final stages of World War II.

 

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