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Due to the Federal Government shutdown, the National Archives (www.archives.gov) is closed. We are unable to post or participate in any of our social media channels during this closure. All National Archives facilities are closed, with the exception of the Federal Records Centers and the Federal Register until the Federal government reopens.
The NDC has released a listing of 445 entries that have completed declassification processing between June 1 and July 26, 2013 and are now available for researcher request. This release records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of State, Office of Refugee and Migration Affairs, Subject and Country Files Army Surgeon General, Central Decimal […]
The Correspondence of Curtis Lemay By: Rhiannon Roberts While stationed at Offutt AFB, Nebraska; Lt. Gen. Curtis Lemay coordinated the Korean War effort through diligent command of the SAC or Strategic Air Command; the founding of this particular organization was to support bomber aircraft with nuclear capabilities. The following correspondence is from Lt. Gen. Lemay […]
By: Rhiannon Roberts The Korean War officially ended on July 27, 1953 with an armistice agreement signed by Lt. Gen. William Harrison Jr., Representative of the United Nations; and Gen. Nam II, Representative for the People’s Republic of China and North Korea. While the world had waited with bated breath for some reprieve from the […]
“Introducing Miss Hostile Mortar Locating Equipment – Miss KQP-1 to her friends – she aims to please!”
by Ms Sarah Anderson The photo was found tucked away in a folder describing the U.S. Army-Marine Corps Steering Group requirements for hostile mortar locating equipment for use in South Vietnam. Miss Hostile Mortar According to the report, during World War II and Korea “hostile mortars caused a greater percentage of casualties that any other […]
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