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Decision, 1946 (1/2)

DESCRIPTION On sites for war dead. Reel 1 explains that next of kin decide where dead are to be buried. Shows Pres. Truman with Under Secretary of War Royal and Quartermaster General Larkin; the Memorial Division office in the Pentagon; and Gen Horkan. In a dramatization, a war widow receives a letter explaining the Army's burial procedures. A friend explains the Army's use of temporary cemeteries. Reel 2, the order of kinship is explained. A racketeer tries unsuccessfully to be paid for the Army's free services. The widow decides where her husband is to be buried and notifies the Quartermaster General.Transcript (PDF): BYDepartment of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964)SUBJECT * Swindlers and swindling * World War, 1939-1945 * Horkan, George A. (George Anthony), 1894-1974 * Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972FOR MORE INFORMATION
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