Title: Major General Lionel C. McGarr

Description: Commandant of the United States Army Command and General Staff College and Commanding General of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, Maj. Gen. McGarr, addressed the SCBA luncheon on ''The New Concept of Fighting Wars.'' Originally from Yuma, Arizona, McGarr was a combat veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict and, according to the poster advertising the luncheon, he was one of the most highly decorated officers on duty at the time, holding seven purple hearts.

Date: November 5, 1957

Item Type: Photograph, b/w

Collection: South Central Business Association Records (P14 & SC39)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36934

Location: P14, Box 4, Folder 3, Number 20

Notes: From scrapbook 33, page 69, upper left.

Local Subject: South Central Business Association; McGarr, Lionel C.

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10015932

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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