New Records Released – 2019 Fourth Quarter Release List

On October 1, 2019, the NDC released a listing of 245 entries that completed declassification processing between July 1, 2019 and September 30, 2019. These records are now available for researcher requests. This release consists of textual and special media records from military and civilian agencies as well as the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. The FY2019-Q4 Release List is available to view or download in PDF and Excel formats:

Highlights from the released records include:

  • Bureau of Ships, Records Relating to Project Artemis and Aircraft Carrier Designs
  • Bureau of Ships, Ship Preliminary Design History and Data Files
  • Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Intelligence Publications Collection
  • Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Confidential Naval Intelligence Reports (IRs)
  • Naval Operating Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. Amphibious Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. (COMPHIBFORPAC): Blue 156, Confidential and Unclassified General Administrative Files
  • Department of State, Special Collections Missing in Action (MIA) and Prisoner of War (POW) Case Files
  • Department of State, Paris Peace Accords Files
  • Foreign Service Posts of the Department of State, 1953-1972
  • Army Staff, Prisoners of War (POW), Missing in Action (MIA), Detainee Intelligence and Intelligence/Counterintelligence Source Files
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Special Orders, Court Marital Records, and Administrative Files [Armed Forces Special Weapons Project, 1947-1950]
  • U.S. Marine Corps, Records Relating to Prisoners of War (POW) in Southeast Asia
  • Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, White House Tapes: Sound Recordings of Meetings and Telephone Conversations of the Nixon Administration (February 16, 1971-July 18, 1973)
  • Department of State, Dayton Accords Oral Histories, 1996-1997
  • U.S. Central Command, Moving Images Relating to Gulf War Aerial Reconnaissance (AR)

To request access to the newly released records or to order copies, please contact Archives 2 Reference at 301-837-3510 or archives2reference@nara.govv. For Nixon Tapes, please contact the Nixon Library at 714-983-9120 or  Please note that some series may contain other restrictions such as privacy or law enforcement and may require screening or a FOIA request prior to access. When making a request, please cite the Record Group/Collection Identifier, HMS Entry, and Series Title.

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