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The last paragraph of the copy sent stated; "This letter is also an acknowledg- WPD ment of your letters and to the Seccontents confiden- to the President Please keep retary of War. ; writer has been unable to find a copy of this letter. summary of its contents can be 3251-52. 11 emergency fund. Stimson's recommendations reached the President at a time when he was thoroughly President's 10 *The Philippine Islands propriation by Congress, the funds to initiate the program could be met from the memo, Gerow Mobilization and 3251-52.
S. ARMY TROOPS 31 JULY 1941 IN PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, Includes 26 Philippine Scout Officers. S. Army Mine Planter. Includes officers and enlisted men for which no specific unit was indicated. , Officer! and Boiiated Man, Jttl 41. S. ARMY FORCES, FAR EAST CEREMONY AT CAMP MURPHY, 25 RIZAL, 15 August 1941, marking the induc- tion of the Philippine Army Air Corps. Behind Lt, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, from left to right, are Lt. Col. Richard K. Sutherland* CoL Harold H. George, Lt. Col. William F. Marquat, and Maj.