Palmer, John McAuley
After retirement as a brigadier general, Palmer wrote several books promulgating his views on the military manpower problem, especially America in Arms (1941). During World War II, his friend, chief of staff Gen. George C. Marshall, called him to active service as an adviser.
[See also Army, U.S.: 1900–41; Militia and National Guard; World War I: Military and Diplomatic Course; World War II: Military and Diplomatic Course.]
Irving B. Holley, Jr. , General John M. Palmer, Citizen Soldiers and the Army of a Democracy, 1970.
I. B. Holley, and Jr.
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