Preliminary Inventory of the Donald McClure Papers, 1944-1948

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Title: Donald McClure Papers
Date: 1944-1948
Collection Number: 66021
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, and trial transcripts, relating to "The Long March" of the 1st Division, U.S. Infantry, into German occupied areas following World War I; German military operations in the West during World War II; and German war crime trials, especially the Buchenwald Concentration Camp case, 1947-1948. Includes a report by W. H. Scheidt, Historian, Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, entitled German Military Operations Report, 1944-1945.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: McClure, Donald

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Donald McClure papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, memoranda, and trial transcripts, relating to "The Long March" of the 1st Division, U.S. Infantry, into German occupied areas following World War I; German military operations in the West during World War II; and German war crime trials, especially the Buchenwald Concentration Camp case, 1947-1948. Includes a report by W. H. Scheidt, Historian, Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, entitled German Military Operations Report, 1944-1945.

Biographical/Historical note

Lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force; Nuremberg war crime trials official.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1966.

Accruals

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Subjects and Indexing Terms

Germany. Oberkommando der Wehrmacht.
Scheidt, W. H.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 1st.
Buchenwald (Germany : Concentration camp)
Concentration camps--Germany.
Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1918-1930.
Germany.
United States--Armed Forces.
War crime trials.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.
World War, 1939-1945.

Box 1, Folder 1

"German Military Operations Report, June 1944 - March 1945," a history of German military operations in the West from D-Day until March 1945. Written at Military Intelligence Service Center, United States Army, by the official historian of the German Armed Forces High Command, Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich Scheidt. Used by Donald McClure, Lt. Colonel, United States Air Force, in reviewing the Malmedy Massacre Case, Frankfurt, Germany, 1948

Folder 2

"Buchenwald Concentration Camp Case." Records, documents, memoranda, and exhibits used in review of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp Case by Donald McClure, Lt. Colonel, United States Air Force, Frankfurt, Germany, 1948

Box 2, Folder 1

"German Crime Trials." Basic rules, procedures, precedents used during the German war crime trials, reviews, and appeals, used by Donald McClure, Lt. Colonel, United States Air Force, Dachau, Munich, and Frankfurt, Germany, 1947-1948