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Rickover and the Whale

  By Ms. Brewer Thompson While going through boxes of documents for declassification, we occasionally come across things that are interesting, though unclassified. This comes from Record Group 326: Atomic Energy Commission, entry P 14-B, Subject Files of John McCone, Chairman; box 20 folder 3, O & M 2-2 R Correspondence with Individuals “RICKOVER”. It […]

Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings Declassified

Our colleagues in the Special Media Services Division recently announced on their blog “Media Matters” the declassification of nearly 200 new items.  Follow the link below for a listing of the new releases. http://blogs.archives.gov/mediamatters/2013/01/11/declassified-motion-pictures-and-sound-recordings/

A Mysterious Medal

I want to thank NDC staffer Stephanie Coon for her discovering these records and writing  the following article. Inside a box of recently declassified records related to awards presented to foreign nationals, the NDC discovered a certificate and medal for Exceptional Service presented by the United States Air Force to Dr. Cristjo Cristofv, in recognition of his […]

New Web Home for NDC New Releases and Bi-Annual Reports

The National Archives recently developed a new web portal for declassification information.  As a result some of the links in older blog posts to released entries and bi-annual reports are not working correctly.  The new portal provides centralized pages for all new releases and reports.  You may access these by clicking  the links below. New […]

How to Build a FLYING SAUCER

Aero Sys Div, 1969 (RG 342 UD-UP 138; NND 63253; Boxes 35 and 58) By Michael Rhodes Recently declassified records from the Aeronautical Systems Division, USAF (RG 342 – Records of United States Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations) reveal some surprising, perhaps never-before-seen images:   The above illustration was discovered in the pages of […]

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