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FACING THE POST-WAR WORLD: EVERETT M. DIRKSEN ABROAD, 1945

Timeline

February 21, 1945: The Journey Began The Congressional Front: February 21, 1945 Study Guide February 24, 1945: To London March 2, 1945: To Paris March 3, 1945: To Tunis, Cairo, and Abadan March 6, 1945: To Pakistan and India March 20, 1945: To Teheran and Baghdad March 28, 1945: To Jerusalem April 6, 1945: To Lebanon and Syria April 12, 1945: To Turkey April 20, 1945: To Cairo April 26, 1945: To Greece and Italy May 8, 1945: In Paris on VE Day May 11, 1945: To Germany May 19, 1945: Return to Washington DC May 25, 1945: Report to President Harry S. Truman Confidential Memorandum to the President, June 4, 1945 Study Guide May 29, 1945: Report to CongressEverett Dirksen's Report to Congress, May 29, 1945 Study Guide Everett Dirksen to "Honey Kids," May 8, 1945 Study Guide June 2, 1945: Report to Constituents The Congressional Front, June 2, 1945 Study Guide July 13, 1945: Funding for the Office of War Information Remarks Concerning the Office of War Information, July 13, 1945 Study Guide "Dirksen Reports on his World Tour," July 27, 1945 Study Guide


Log Itinerary 1

Log Itinerary 2

 

Dirksen carefully recorded his travels in a log.  The two pages featured here provide an overview, listing each stop, his mode of transportation (ATC stands for Air Transport Command, his most frequent means of getting around), and the mileage.  [Source:  Everett M. Dirksen Papers, Notebooks, f. 66, 49]

Dirksen carefully recorded his travels in a log.  The two pages featured here provide an overview, listing each stop, his mode of transportation (ATC stands for Air Transport Command, his most frequent means of getting around), and the mileage.  [Source:  Everett M. Dirksen Papers, Notebooks, f. 66, 49]

 

 

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