Series S-0802 - Force Commander - Chronological Reference

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Force Commander - Chronological Reference


  • 1960 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 3.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 7

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Series consists of letters, force routine orders, memoranda, situation reports, military police reports, minutes of meetings, invoices, contracts, price lists, equipment lists, copies of incoming and outgoing cables, copies of news reports, and administrative circulars. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: accounts of accidents; organization of a Congo military college; history of the Congolese National Army; Congolese legal structure; views of the UNIMO youth organisation; Congolese National Air Force; notes on the atmosphere for pilots; reports of ballistics experts; use of the Congo Force Publique; health and medical care of troops; telephone service; incidents at the refugee camp; foreign brigades, especially Tunisian Brigade; rations; reports of the WHO advisory team; Operation Bee-Hive; Congolese complaints about UN personnel; and a copy of the Congo New Highway Code. Correspondents include General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Force Commander; Colonel B.L. Kapoor, Senior Medical Staff Doctor; Major Nielsen, Chief of Movement Control; Colonel Lasmar, Commander of the Tunisian Brigade; Lieutenant Colonel N. N. Madan, Chief Logistics Officer; Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; Major General G.L. Yacob, Deputy Force Commander; S.H. Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; Mr. Khiary, Chief of Civilian Operations; General Carl Carlson Van Horn, Supreme Force Commander; General H. Kettani, Officiating Supreme Force Commander; and General Iyassu Mengasha, Force Commander. 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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