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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Robert A. McClure Psychological Warfare Press Release, 1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator: McClure, Robert, b. 1897
Title: McClure, Robert A., Psychological Warfare Press Release
Dates: 1945
Abstract: 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.
Accession No.: 2012-140
Extent: 1/8 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

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.

Source:

Paddock, Colonel Alfred H. Jr. "Major General Robert Alexis McClure: Forgotten Father of US Army Special Warfare." Accessed May 22, 2012.

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Scope and Contents

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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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
McClure, Robert A. -- Archives.
Subjects (Organizations)
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Psychological Warfare Division.
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda

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Forms part of the Institute for Studies in Military History.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert A. McClure Psychological Warfare Press Release, 1945, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, May 2012.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2.325/G139a Teletype press release 1945

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