Please join us for a special Behind-the-Scenes event, “Marshall’s Men”
A part of the George C. Marshall Legacy Series presented by Carnegie Corporation of New York
Thursday, August 17, 2015
5:30 pm with reception to follow
Marshall Research Library Reading Room
George C. Marshall Foundation
VMI Parade, Lexington, Virginia
This special behind-the-scenes event will feature objects from our collections that belonged to Marshall’s Men including:
• A rarely seen portrait of General Lucian Truscott and Benito Mussolini’s broadsword he gave to Marshall
• Items loaned especially for this event by the families of General Matthew Ridgway and General James Van Fleet
• The medals of General Leonard Gerow and the original D-Day map he carried ashore on June 6, 1944.
• Personal items belonging to General George C. Marshall
Guests will receive a guide to the objects on display. Members of the Library and Museum staff will be available to answer questions.
Reservations required by calling Leigh McFaddin at 540-463-7103, ext. 138 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating will be first come, first served.
Members and students will be admitted free; non-members will pay $15 at the door.
You are invited to see the special exhibition, “Six Degrees of Marshall,” that is on display in the Lower Gallery.