Register of the Wade H. Haislip Papers, 1941-1972.

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Title: Wade H. Haislip Papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1972
Collection Number: 74061
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope, 1 album box, memorabilia (3.7 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, orders, awards, citations, photographs, clippings, and printed matter, relating to American military activities in the European Theater during World War II, and to postwar administration of the Army.
Creator: Haislip, Wade H. (Wade Hampton), 1889-1971.


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[Identification of item], Wade H. Haislip Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974.


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Biographical Note.

1889, December 22 Born, Woodstock, Virginia
1912 B.S., U.S.M.A., West Point, N.Y.
1917-1918 Assigned to Third Division
1927 Graduate, Ecole Superieure de Guerre
1942 Promoted to Major General
1943-1945 Commanding General of XV Corps
1945 President of the Secretary of War's Personnel Board
1949 Promoted to General; Vice Chief of Staff of the Army

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army--Officers.
United States. Army. Army, 7th.
United States. Army. Corps, XV.
United States--Armed Forces.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Western.
World War, 1939-1945.



Box 1

Chronological file, letters sent and received, 1944-1945. Correspondence includes among others:


Bemberg, Madame


Bradley, General Omar


Brooke, Sir Basil


Clark, General Mark W.


Coulter, Major General John B.


Devers, General Jacob L.


Dietrich, Marlene


Eisenhower, General Dwight D.


Kellogg, Colonel Hamilton H.


Leclerc, General Jacques-Phillipe (France)


Lee, Lieutenant General Robert M.


Littlejohn, General Robert M.


Lovett, Brigadier General Ralph B.


Marshall, General George C.


McNair, Lieutenant General Lesley J.


Pancake, William C.


Patton, Lieutenant General George S.


Rixey, Brigadier General George F.


Wheeler, Lieutenant General Raymond A.


Wilson, General Arthur


Wyman, General William C.


Alphabetical file, 1945-1968


Ditzen, Lowell R.


Maule, Henry R.


Mercedes-Benz of North America, Inc.


Nichols, Lee



Box 1

"To Officers and Men of XV Corps, Commemorating the Capture of Nurnberg," 21 April, 1945


"General Eisenhower,'s Life."


SUBJECT FILE, 1941-1972

Box 1

"Army Green Uniform," S. J. Kennedy and Alice Park


"Battle of National Redoubt," R. E. Jenkins, 1946


Biographical file


Churchill, Winston, greets Army ahd Navy officers, 1946


Citations and awards


L'Ecole Superieure De Guerre, alumni bulletin, 1965


XV Corps in France


XV Corps in World War II



Box 2

News clipping




General orders, 1941-1945


Special orders, combat reports, XV Corps, 1944-1945


Personnel security questionnaire


President's Advisory Committee on Government Organization, notebook containing proposals, 1953


United States Military Academy report, "Assembly," 1972


United States War Department General Staff, file


West, O. B., "Atlantic Wall to Siegfried Line, A Study In Command," military operations and strategic matters within the Western Theater of Operations, World War II, and descriptions of the German Operations, World War II, and descriptions of the German Commanders involved, includes Generals: Blumentritt; von Buttlar; von Rundstedt; Speidel; and Zimmermann



Box on shelf

United States Army, 100th Infantry Division in the European Theater of Operations



Envelope A

12 prints of General Wade H. Haislip in group and individual photos, including 1 print of nine former Seventh Army Commanders taken at Heidelberg, Germany, 1968; 1 group photo of General Haislip with Generals George S. Patton and Jacques-Phillipe Leclerc, circa 1945.

Photographs fB

Photo album presented to General Haislip in Commemoration of the visit of the former Seventh Army Commanders to the Daimler-Benz Aktiengesellschaft in Stuttgart, Germany, November 11-13, 1968