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Witsell, Edward F. (b. 1891) to John H. Hilldring

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06196.001 Author/Creator: Witsell, Edward F. (b. 1891) Place Written: s.l. Type: Typed letter signed Date: 18 December 1945 Pagination:

Summary of Content: From the acting Adjutant General about the placement of Hilldring on the 1945 General Officers Eligible List.

People: Witsell, Edward F., 1891-
Hilldring, John H., 1895-1974

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military HistoryWorld War II

Sub Era: World War II

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