Greek American Operational Group OSS, Part 1 continued

FDR and George Marshall visit the Greek BattalionPhoto |Enlarge|read the captionThe Greek flag flying next to the American flag when FDR viewed the Greek Battalion.1943.In May 1944, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and US Army Chief of Staff General George Marshall paid a special visit to the 122nd. It was a thrill to see these two great men; of course in those days there was no television to view our leaders and they were not unlike a myth to most Americans. As I mentioned, FDR founded the Greek Battalion and had a special interest in our battalion.

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