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Ridgway, Matthew B. Soldier: the memoirs of Matthew B. Ridg

way, as told to Harold H. Martin. (1st ed.] New York, Harper (1956). 371 p.

Memoirs of a diplomat-soldier, who participated in high-level decisionmaking in peace and war, and who climaxed his military career as Army

Chief of Staff. Rosenman, Samuel I. Working with Roosevelt. New York, Harper,

1952. 560 p.

The memoirs of Judge Rosenman, a close associate of President Roosevelt, whose principal job it was to prepare and assist in the drafting of the President's speeches, deal in part with F. D. R.'s role in the Second World

War. Rovere, Richard H. The Eisenhower years; affairs of state. New

York, Farrar, Straus and Cudahy (1956). 390 p.

An account of the policies and personalities of the first 4 years of the Eisenhower administration by the Washington correspondent of the New

Yorker. Rovere, Richard H. and Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The general and

the President, and the future of American foreign policy. [New York] Farrar, Straus and Young (1951). 336 p.

"Background to the withdrawal by President Truman of General MacArthur's military commands. * * * Deals with the role of the military

administrator who is subject to the policy decisions of political leaders.' Sherwood, Robert E. Roosevelt and Hopkins, an intimate history.

[1st ed.] New York, Harper (1948). 979 p.

A major source of information on World War II political-military de

cisions and decision-making. Smith, Walter Bedell. My three years in Moscow. Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1959. 346 p.

Personal account of the author's ambassadorship to the Soviet Union

1946–49. Stettinius, Edward R. Lend-lease, weapon for victory. New York, Macmillan, 1944. 358 p.

Largely a general history of lend-lease up to 1944, but does contain here and there some very valuable information on the organization and administration of lend-lease and on decision-making in this area of wartime policy. During period covered by the book, Stettinius was Lend-Lease

Administrator. Stettinius, Edward R. Roosevelt and the Russians; the Yalta Con

ference; ed. by Walter Johnson. [1st ed.] Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1949. 367 p.

An account of the Yalta "Summit” Conference by the U.S. Secretary of

State who was present. Stilwell, Joseph W. The Stilwell papers, arr. and ed. by Theodore

H. White. New York, W. Sloane Associates (1948). 357 p.

A posthumous edition of the notes, journals, and letters of the United

States Commander of the China-Burma-India Theater in World War II. Stimson, Henry L., and McGeorge Bundy. On active service in peace and war. [1st ed.] New York, Harper (1948) 698 p.

An account of Mr. Stimson's record in public life as he himself saw it. The last half is devoted to his Secretaryship of War from 1940 to 1945.

Truman, Harry S., President, United States. Memoirs. (Kansas

City ed.] Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1955. V. 1. Year of decisions.

Absolutely essential for understanding security policy decisions and

decision-making. Truman, Harry S., President, United States. The Truman adminis

tration, its principles and practice, edited by Louis W. Koenig. New York, New York University Press, 1956. 394 p.

An account of Mr. Truman's Presidency as revealed by his official papers,

speeches, and press conferences. Vandenberg, Arthur H. The private papers of Senator Vandenberg,

edited by Arthur H. Vandenberg, Jr., with the collaboration of Joe Alex Morris. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1952. 599 p.

While the major theme of this volume is Senator Vandenberg's transition from isolationism to an advocate of international cooperation, it is a valuable source for an understanding of U.S. foreign relations since Pearl Harbor, particularly from the point of view of a prominent member of the legislative branch of the Government.

Wedemeyer, Albert C. Wedemeyer reports! New York, Holt, 1958.

497 p.

The recollections and observations of an American general who was U.S. commander in the China Theater and Chief of Staff to Chiang Kai-shek during World War II, and who made a special State Department survey of China in 1947.

Welles, Sumner. Seven decisions that shaped history. [1st ed.] New York, Harper (1951). 236 p.

An Under Secretary of State between 1939 and 1943 writes of seven wartime decisions of U.S. policy "that shaped history.”

III. GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS

There are numerous hearings and reports published by various committees of Congress which contain important references to U.S. national security policy. This bibliography does not attempt to include a definitive list of these publications. However, in addition to the congressional publications listed under this heading because of their special importance, publications of the following committees of Congress often contain material relevant to national security policy:

Joint Committees: Atomic Energy,
Senate:

Appropriations.
Armed Services.
Foreign Relations.
Government Operations.

Space and Astronautics.
House of Representatives:

Appropriations.
Armed Services.
Foreign Affairs.
Government Operations.
Science and Astronautics

A. MAJOR NATIONAL SECURITY Policy ADMINISTRATIVE

REORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR IMPLEMENTATION U.S. Government organization manual. 1935—Washington. U.S. Bureau of Naval Personnel. Organization for national security

(prepared by the Training Division. Washington) 1955. 40 p. U.S. Command and General Staff College, Port Leavenworth. Organ

ization for national security. Fort Leavenworth, Kans., 1954. Various paging. (5008/5).

"The organization for national security under the National Security Act of 1947 and the Amendments of 1949, and changes brought about by the reorganization plans of 1953. National security policies; composition of the National Security Council and coordination of its various agencies. Functions of: the President, the National Security Council, the Central Intelligence Agency, the National Security Resources Board, the Office of Defense Mobilization, the Secretary of Defense, and various statutory

agencies within the Department of Defense * * Organizational charts. U.S. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the

Government (1947–49). The national security organization. Letter from the chairman (Herbert Hoover) transmitting to the Congress a study prepared for the Commission's consideration on the national security organization in the Federal Government. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1949. 30 p. (81st Cong., 1st sess.

House document no. 86.) U.S. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the

Government (1947-49). Committee on the National Security Organization. National security organization; a report with recommendations prepared for the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. (Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1949.] 121 p.

Task force report on national security organization, Appendix G.

An appendix to the national security organization; a report to the Congress, February 1949, by the Commission on Organization of the

Executive Branch of the Government.
U.S. Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the

Government (1947–49). Committee on the National Security
Organization. Report to the Commission. November 15, 1948.

Washington. 4 v. Mimeographed.
U.S. Congress. Conference Committees, 1947. National security

act of 1947. Conference report to accompany S. 758. (Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1947.) 21 p. (80th Cong., 1st

sess., 1947. House. Report no. 1051.) U.S. Congress. Conference Committees, 1949. National security

act amendments of 1949. Conference report to accompany H.R. 5632. [Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1949.) 21 p.

21 p. (81st Cong., ist sess., 1949. House. Report no. 1142.) U.S. Congress. Conference Committees, 1949. Reorganization act

of 1949. Conference report to accompany H.R. 2361. [Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1949.) 8 p. (81st Cong., 1st

sess., 1949. Senate. Report no. 843.) U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Amending the Reorganization act of 1949 (Emergency reorganization of the Executive Branch). Hearing before a subcommittee of the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Department.

Eighty-second Congress, first session. February 9, 1951. Wash

ington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1951. 36 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Amending the Reorganization act of 1949 so that such act will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before April 1, 1955; report to accompany H.R. 1979. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1953. 25 p. (83d Cong.,

1st sess. House report no. 6.) U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Legislation introduced and action taken by the 84th Congress
and first session of the 85th Congress on recommendations of the
Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the
Government (Second Hoover Commission reports) Washington,
U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1957. 274 p.

Committee print. 85th Cong., 1st sess. House of Representatives. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Legislation pertaining to recommendations made by the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. Hearings before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments. Eighty-second Congress, second session, on bills relating to Commission on Organization recom

mendations. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1952. 304 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

National security act of 1947. Hearings before the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments. Eightieth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2319, a bill to promote the national security by providing for a National Defense Establishment which shall be administered by a Secretary of National Defense and for a Department of the Army, a Department of the Navy and a Department of the Air Force within the National Defense Establishment and for the coordination of the activities of the National Defense Establishment with other departments and agencies of the Government concerned with the National

security. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1947. 746 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Progress report on executive reorganization; status of legislation, reorganization plans and administrative action based on the recommendations of the Commission on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government during the Eighty-first Congress to date, prepared by the staff of the Subcommittee on Executive and Legislative Reorganization of the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments, House of Representatives. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1950. 105 p.

81st Cong., 2d sess. House committee print. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Reorganization by plan, and by statute, 1946–1956. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1957. 19 p.

Committee print. 85th Cong., 1st sess. House of Representatives. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Reorganization plan no. 3 of 1946; report to accompany H. con. res. 154. [Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1946.] 7 p.

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(79th Cong., 2d sess. House of Representatives. Report no. 2328.)

Submitted by the committee under its earlier name: Committee on

Expenditures in the Executive Departments.
U.S._ Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Reorganization plans nos. 1 and 2 of 1947. Hearings before the
Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.
Eightieth Congress, first session, on H. con. res. 49, H. con. res.

50. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1947. 248 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Reorganization plans nos. 1, 2 and 3 of 1946. Hearings before
the Committee on Expenditures in the Executive Departments.
Seventy-ninth Congress, second session, on H. Con. Res. 151,
H. Con. Res. 154, H. Con. Res. 155, June 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, and 13,

1946. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1946. 341 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

To amend the Reorganization act of 1949. Hearing; Eightythird Congress, first session, on H.R. 1979, a bill to amend the Reorganization act of 1949 so that such act will apply to reorganization plans transmitted to the Congress at any time before April 1, 1955, January 27, 1953. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print.

Off., 1953. 31 p.
U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Summary of reorganization legislation. Washington, U.S. Govt.
Print. Off., 1952. 10 p.

82d Cong., 2d sess. House committee print. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

Survey and study of administrative organization, procedure, and practice in the Federal agencies. Agency response to questionnaire. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1957. 11 pts. in 14 v. (2094 p.)

Committee print. 85th Cong. 1st sess. House of Representatives.

Partial Contents: Pt. 3. Department of Defense. Pt. 9. Department of

State. Pt. 11. A-D. Independent agencies. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Serv

ice. Scientific, professional, and administrative positions to promote the national defense.' Hearings, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, on H.R. 9350 and H.R. 9405. February 21 and

23, 1956. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1956. 63 p. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Serv- .

ice. Scientific, professional, and administrative positions to promote the national defense. Hearings, Eighty-fourth Congress, second session, on H.R. 11040. May 10 and 11, 1956.

Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1956. 43 p. U.S. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. National

security act amendments of 1949. Hearing, Eighty-first Congress, first session, on S. 1269 and S. 1843, a bill to convert the National Military Establishment into an executive department of the Government to be known as the Department of Defense; to provide the Secretary of Defense with appropriate responsibility and authority, and with civilian and military assistance adequate to fulfill his enlarged responsibility; and for other purposes. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1949. 299 p.

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