New Katyń Documents Declassified in 2013 and 2014

This post comes from Dr. Amanda Weimer, an Archives Specialist with the National Declassification Center. Two groups of additional records have been declassified within the past year as part of the ongoing efforts of the National Declassification Center to declassify all information found within the holdings of the National Archives relating to the Katyń Forest Massacre. … Continue reading New Katyń Documents Declassified in 2013 and 2014

The NDC Releases 403 New Entries

The NDC has released a listing of 403 entries that have completed declassification processing between August 5 and November 8, 2013 and are now available for researcher request. This release records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Department of State, U.S. Mission to Berlin, Classified Central Subject Files, Department of State, U.S. Mission … Continue reading The NDC Releases 403 New Entries

Berlin Symposium: A City Divided: Life and Death in the Shadow of the Wall"

Today's post comes to us from NDC blogger Neil Carmichael. On October 16, 2013 at 0900 a.m. the National Declassification Center at the National Archives, in partnership with the Historical Review Program of the CIA, will host a one-day symposium at the McGowan theater at the Archives building in downtown Washington, D.C. to tell the story … Continue reading Berlin Symposium: A City Divided: Life and Death in the Shadow of the Wall"

NDC Releases 445 New Entries Processed Between June 1 and July 26, 2013

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 … Continue reading NDC Releases 445 New Entries Processed Between June 1 and July 26, 2013

“Martin Luther King, integrationist”

By Mr. Michael Rhodes Wednesday, August 28, 2013 will mark the 50th anniversary of “The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom”. The keynote speaker of that momentous event in the history of the civil rights movement in America was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As recently declassified records reveal, in the spring of 1961, the Federal Bureau … Continue reading “Martin Luther King, integrationist”

416 New Entries Released by the NDC Between April 25 and May 31, 2013

The NDC has released a listing of 416 entries that have completed declassification processing between April 25 and May 31, 2013 and are now available for researcher request. This release records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Central Policy Files from the U.S. Army Office Of The Assistant Chief Of Staff For Intelligence, Naval History … Continue reading 416 New Entries Released by the NDC Between April 25 and May 31, 2013

NDC Releases 170 New Entries Between December 7, 2012 and April 24, 2013

The NDC has released a listing of 170 entries  that have completed declassification processing between December 7, 2012 and April 24, 2013 and are now available for researcher request. This release records from both military and civilian agencies. Highlights include: Records from the U.S. Army Intelligence Center, Fort Holabird, Naval Ordnance Systems Command records related to … Continue reading NDC Releases 170 New Entries Between December 7, 2012 and April 24, 2013

The Correspondence of Curtis Lemay

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 … Continue reading The Correspondence of Curtis Lemay

Armistice Agreement Rough Draft 1952-Korean War

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 … Continue reading Armistice Agreement Rough Draft 1952-Korean War

"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 … Continue reading "Introducing Miss Hostile Mortar Locating Equipment – Miss KQP-1 to her friends – she aims to please!"