The author would like to thank COL (Ret.) 18 A.C. Wedemeyer to Marjory McClure, 21 May 1942, USASOC History Office Classified Files, Fort Bragg, NC.

54 Paddock, “Robert Alexis McClure,” 7-8. The sting was when the player demanded Buck pay his long-distance telephone bill to reassure his concerned wife he had not been hit and injured by a stray foul ball. In preparation for the forthcoming Operation TORCH, Lieutenant General (LTG) Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed BG McClure as Chief, Information and Censorship Section (INC) of the Allied Force Headquarters in December 1942.19 The INC’s Psywar Branch “laid many of the foundations on which the [Psychological Warfare Division, Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Forces (PWD/SHAEF)] later [built] a much larger and more intricate structure.”20.

46 Brigadier General Robert A. McClure, “Trends in Army Psychological Warfare,” Army Information Digest (February 1952), 11. THE JOKE Which brings us to how Martin's game was assessed. Since January 1912 that unit had been guaranteeing rail access to the port of Chinwangtao from Tientsin and Tongshau.5 Notable alumni of the 15th in China included future Generals (GEN) George C. Marshall, Joseph W. Stilwell, Earle G. Wheeler, Charles L. Bolte, and Matthew B. Ridgway.6. 22 Letter quoted in Paddock, “Robert Alexis McClure,” 3. Alfred H. Paddock, Jr., COL (Ret.) GEN Collins made BG McClure the Chief of the Office of Psychological Warfare (OCPW).47 Its mission was “to formulate and develop Psychological and Special Operations Plans for the Army . Forces in Britain Get a New Press Chief,” New York Times, 20 April 1944, 7. He was in the 1977 Brigham Young University church video The Phone Call as Scott, who works at Ripples Drive-In. . znscr.parentNode.insertBefore(zergnet, znscr); 15 McClure, Career Chronology; Fort Riley Cavalry School, Commandants, Instruction, Personnel, Students of the Cavalry School since 1904 (undated), Box SD 126, “The Cavalry School (6), Lesson Plans/Instructor Outlines,” Fort Riley Cavalry Museum Archives. 35 PWD/SHAEF, 83; Voelkl interview, 7 February 2011. attack democracy as Hitler did.”34 He believed that anti-Nazi, anti-Communist Germans should be directly involved in the re-orientation of Germany.35. 11 Fitzhugh Lee Minnigerode, “The Biggest Infantry Training School,” New York Times, 30 January 1921, sec. . His parents enjoyed riding for leisure and had time to do so in his stateside assignments, especially since polo and horseshoes were also preferred extracurricular activities of U.S. Army officers in that time period. Hereafter cited as PWD/SHAEF. [2] McClure appeared as Dax-Ur, a Kryptonian scientist who has been living on Earth for over 100 years. 16 Though his career prospects were uncertain, he and his wife, Marjory, made the best of military life.

. 51 OCPW, Notes for Army Research and Development Board Briefing (6 January 1953), 6-7, Box “Avedon, General PSYOP, 1952-1953,” USASOC History Office Classified Files, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. BG McClure organized the New York Field Office to oversee periodicals, films, radio broadcasts, books, and other forms of cultural expression in the occupied countries.42 In June 1948, McClure wrote to the New York Times editor: 42 Alfred H. Paddock, “The Psychological Warfare Center and the Origins of Special Warfare,” in Special Forces Association, Special Forces: The First Fifty Years: The United States Army Special Forces, 1952-2002 (Tampa: Faircount, LLC, 2002), 328; LTC Ray J. Laux, U.S. Army Civil Affairs Division, Functions of the New York Field Office, 16 December 1947, Folder “Civil Affairs Division,” Box 1, Robert A. McClure papers, U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 34 Gladwin Hill, “Allied-Soviet Unity Lacking on Germans’ Re-Education,” New York Times, 26 May 1945, 1. . The first Psywar officers course graduated in June 1951, and class cycles continued until the establishment of the Psywar School at Fort Bragg in 1952.50. In that letter McClure requested volunteers from his hometown, Madison, to join the company. MG McClure is an ARSOF icon for several reasons. He was staying at an apartment on the 1200 block of Shackamaxon st in Fishtown. .

Both are crimes of the second degree. Bank, a WWII OSS operator, was selected by McClure to command and train a Special Forces Group (SFG) when OCPW received approval to activate one.52 LTG Samuel V. Wilson, a WWII veteran of the OSS and Merrill’s Marauders, recalled that McClure “was an excellent judge of talent, chose good men to work for him, gave them their charge, and stepped back to watch them carry it out.”53 Another challenge faced McClure: the AGS lacked appropriate staffing and Fort Riley lacked the facilities to accommodate both Psywar and UW students and courses. . 40 Esther Pulis Corcoran, My Memoirs (unpublished, 1998), 26, USASOC History Office Classified Files, Fort Bragg, NC.

@BurlcoPros @USMarshalsHQ @gofundme @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/6SRgI3kFWm, — Stephen McKenzie (@SteveMcKCBS3) November 15, 2018. Soon after his promotion, the Chief of MAAG received the Iranian Merit Decoration.59 This was McClure’s final assignment. Post-WWII instability and the Cold War had led to a tenuous situation in the Middle East. The North Korean invasion of South Korea in June 1950 prompted Secretary of the Army Frank Pace and GEN J. Lawton Collins (CSA) to take action. Charlotte McClure. G. Richard Peck, Images of America: Chillicothe, Ohio (Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 1999), 103; “Army to Abandon Seven Big Camps,” New York Times, 27 July 1921, 6. 45 Press Branch, Office of Public Information, Department of Defense, biographical narrative of Major General Robert A. McClure, June 1956, in Folder “Robert A. McClure: ‘Founding Father’ of Army SOF Memorialized” USASOC History Office Classified Files, Fort Bragg, NC; “Fort Vancouver History & Culture,”http://www.nps.gov/fova/historyculture /index.htm link (accessed 21 April 2011); “New National Monument Voted,” New York Times, 13 June 1948, 14. His parents enjoyed riding for leisure and had time to do so in his stateside assignments, especially since polo and horseshoes were also preferred extracurricular activities of U.S. Army officers in that time period. From “somewhere in Africa,” McClure assumed responsibility for Allied publicity and censorship in the Mediterranean Theater.21 In a letter to his wife, Marjory, McClure wrote: 21 Paddock, “Robert Alexis McClure,” 2. The Army Psychological Warfare Center (PWC) organizational breakdown, September, 1953. #JohnnyBobbitt https://t.co/FoXhtqduhI, — Veronica (@IAmVeroEscobar) November 15, 2018. With the media piling on (and this is the real master plan here- the hiring of a 24 x7 public relations team for free to remind the world you were deserving, and hardly the vagrant one gave the occasional crumpled dollar to upon being confronted while you made your way- so of course you too wouldn’t end up homeless. Marc McClure was born on March 31, 1957 in San Mateo, California, USA as Marc Allen McClure. Richard was born in 1924, graduated from West Point in 1947, and retired as a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force. My Psychological Warfare Staff—radio, leaflet, signals, front line, occupation, domestic propaganda personnel, exceed 700. ... Maclure called out the premiership race from the board room in the ABC studios in Melbourne’s Southbank arts district. and to recommend policies for and supervise the execution of [Army] programs in those fields.”48 It consisted of Psychological Operations (or Propaganda), Requirements, and Special Operations (or Special Forces) Branches. In March 1953, GEN Collins appointed BG McClure as Chief of the Military Assistance Advisory Group (MAAG), Iran. [By] the end of [1919] the active Army, reduced to a strength of about 19,000 officers and 205,000 enlisted men, was again a regular volunteer force. The Psywar general retired in 1956 after thirty-nine years of service. One senior officer in SHAEF thought that “tactical propaganda, that is, leaflets, loudspeakers [is] useless.”27 Even before the end of hostilities, BG McClure needed to emphasize that Psywar supplemented UW and conventional warfare.28 Having oriented the PWD toward occupation duties, BG McClure shifted entirely from Psywar to information control in May 1945.29 When SHAEF ceased to exist on 14 July 1945, the general became Chief, Information Control Division (ICD), U.S. This old frontier post at “the western terminus of the Oregon Trail” had earlier been commanded by WWII Army Chief of Staff, GEN Marshall.45 While stationed in the American Northwest, BG McClure kept up his letter-writing campaign proselytizing Psywar. . 48 Headquarters, Department of the Army, Special Regulation #10-250-1, 22 May 1951, cited in Memorandum for Commanding General, U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, 17 October 1989, Folder “Robert A. McClure: ‘Founding Father’ of Army SOF Memorializied,” USASOC History Office Classified Files, Fort Bragg, NC. 43 Robert A. McClure, “In the Editor’s Mail,” New York Times, 20 June 1948, sec. Individuals such as LTC Russell W. Volckmann and COLs Wendell Fertig and Aaron Bank developed plans and training methods for OCPW’s Special Forces Concept. . Interspersed with troop assignments was Army schooling.13 McClure graduated from the Infantry School in June 1925 and the Troop Officers Course at the Cavalry School, Fort Riley, Kansas, in June 1926.