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Tunisa: WWII Change of Command, 1943

HEADQUARTERS II CORPS
APO #302
U. S. ARMY

15 April 1943
In the Field

MEMORADUM

The following letter received by the Commanding General, II Corps, from the Commanding General, NOATOUSA, is published for the information of all concerned:

"With the successful completion of that phase of the Tunisian operations for which I placed you temporarily in command of the II Corps, the time has come for you to resume the command of the 1st Armored Corps. I hope that you will convey to all ranks of the II Corps my very deep appreciation of their fine accomplishments during the entire period they have served under your direction and that you personally will accept my sincere congratulations upon the outstanding example of leadership you have gives to us all.

Upon your departure from Headquarters II Corps, you will turn command to Major-General Omar Bradley.

/s/ Dwight D. Eisenhower.
DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
General.
Theatre Commander.

By command of Lieutenant General PATTON:

Hugh J. CAFFEY
Brigadier General U. S. Army
Chief of Staff

CERTIFIED A TRUE COPY:
JOSEPH J. KOHOUT
Captain, 26th Infantry,
Personnel Officer