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Military government weekly information bulletin
Number 85 (March 1947)

[Highlights of policy],   pp. [4]-21 PDF (10.5 MB)


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REQO  I ATION
The streamlining of American occupation in
Germany was accomplished 15 March
1947 with the inauguration of the latest re-
organization program to define the respective
functions and activities of the military and
military government forces.
Gen. Joseph T. McNarney, who has been
the Theater Commander, Military Governor,
and member of the Allied Control Council
since November 1945, when General Dwight
D. Eisenhower left the Theater to become
Chief of Staff of the US Army, is returning
to the United States to assume new respon-
sibilities in setting up of the US Forces under
the security provisions of the United Nations.
Lt. Gen. Lucius D. Clay, who has been
Deputy Military Governor in direct command
of Military Government operations, suc-
ceeded General McNarney under the new title
of Commander-in-Chief, European Command,
as well as becoming the Military Governor,
and the US Representative on the Allied
Control Council for Germany.
At the formal ceremony in* Frankfurt
Lt. Gen Lucius D. Cloy accepts office and title of Commander-in-Chief, European
Command, from Gen.
Joseph T. McNerney, former Commanding General, USFET, at ceremonies in Frankfurt
on 15 March.
Signe) CorDs Photo


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