Series Force Commander - Air Division, Air Intelligence - Registry - S-0829

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S-0829

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Force Commander - Air Division, Air Intelligence - Registry

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  • 1960 - 1963 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 2.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 5

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Series consists of cables, code cables, letters, memoranda, charts, drafts, translations, lists, news summaries, interview transcriptions, maps, minutes of conferences, photographs, newspaper clippings, press statements, reports, handwritten notes, and radar reports. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: air activities; transportation; power lines; roads; bridges; railroads; ANC; gathering of air intelligence; airfields in Ruanda-Urundi and Angola; foreign aircraft in Katanga; non-UN aircraft in the Congo; mercenaries; debriefing of pilots; Katangese gendarmerie; and anti-aircraft fire. Correspondents include Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Major General Chr. R. Kaldager, Air Commander; J.C. Varma, Air Commander; Lieutenant Colonel P.B.O. Reuterswaerd, Chief of Military Information; Major General Diwan Prem Chand, General Officer Commanding, Headquarters Katanga Area; Lieutenant Colonel G. Samuelson, Chief of Military Information; Lieutenant Colonel Niles Borchgrevink, Chief of Military Information; Captain E. Borg, Military Information Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Robert K. A. Gardiner, Officer in Charge; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; Major O.R. Monette, Acting Chief of Military Information; Commander M.I. O'Farrell, Chief of Military Information, Headquarters Katanga Area; and Wing Commander Kanvar Singh, Chief Fighter Operations Officer. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.8.4.0

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DAG 13/1.6.5.8.4.0

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