Series S-0837 - Force Commander - Air Division, Air Intelligence - Non-Registry

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Force Commander - Air Division, Air Intelligence - Non-Registry


  • 1958 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 2 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 4

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Series consists of cables, code cables, diagrams, handwritten notes, maps, photographs, reports, speeches, news summaries, cargo manifests, air intelligence bulletins, inspection certificates, and an atlas of airfields in Congo. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: air missions; data on airfields; cease fire arrangements; Katangese air buildup; assessment of Katangese air forces; air strength reports; summary of missions; mission reports; speech by David Mulongo, Chief Administrator of the Territory; violations by UN military aircraft; repatriation of troops; flight schedules; troop movements; visit and transport of Secretary-General; description of fixed targets in Katanga; monthly cost for UN air transports; and cost to airlift refugees/Baluba airlift. Correspondents include Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; Major L.H.H. Carlson, Chief Military Information Officer; G. Peche, Deputy Chief, ICAO TA Mission, Congo; Nils Karlsson, Air Base Commander, Luluabourg; W.F. Wiltshire, Wing Commander, Senior RCAF Officer; and J.P. Fournier, Chief, ICAO TA Mission, Congo. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
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