A Guide to the Robert A. McClure Psychological Warfare Press Release, 1945
Born in Mattoon, Illinois, in 1897, Robert A. McClure graduated from the Kentucky Military Institute before joining the U. S. Army in 1917. In 1944, he was appointed Director of the new Psychological Warfare Division of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force; following the war McClure ran the Information Control Division in Germany then the Psychological Warfare Center in North Carolina. He retired in 1956.
The Robert A. McClure Psychological Warfare Press Release, 1945, consists of a teletype document issued by McClure on May 25, 1945, outlining Allied plans for control of the German media, and its eventual return the German people, following World War II.
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Robert A. McClure Psychological Warfare Press Release, 1945, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, May 2012.
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