Series Force Commander - Headquarters in Leopoldville, Air Division - Cables - S-0834

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S-0834

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Force Commander - Headquarters in Leopoldville, Air Division - Cables

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  • 1960 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 8.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 17

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Series consists of administrative circulars, cables, code cables, base orders, handwritten notes, log books, information circulars, lists, letters, minutes of conferences, mission orders, memoranda, movement orders, incident reports, routine orders, flight reports, minutes of meetings, passenger manifests, and teleprinter printouts. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: procedure regarding captured mercernaries and other prisoners; ceremonial funeral for six Indian soldiers killed in action, 15/11/63; repatriation; refugees; Kitana agreement; contracts with commercial airliners; transfer of Kamina airbase to Congolese; results of air attacks on opposition; response to hostile forces; security measures at airbases; shipment of ammunition and supplies; flight missions; security of Mr. Tshombe during talks with Mr. Adoula in Leopoldville; sniper shootings by European civilians; anti-United Nations propaganda and counter information campaign by UN; clearance for United Nations air strikes; assessment of air bases; and how to neutralize Katangese air force. Correspondents include Major General J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi, Force Commander; S. Habib Ahmed, Chief Administrative Officer; Dr. Ralph Bunche, Under Secretary for Special Political Affairs; Robert K. A. Gardiner, Officer in Charge; General Kebbede Guebre, Force Commander; General Chr. R. Kaldager, Force Commander; General Sean MacEoin, Force Commander; General Carl Carlson Van Horn, Supreme Force Commander; Major General G.L. Yacob, Deputy Force Commander; W.F.W. Wiltshire, Wing Commander, Chief of Air Transport Operations; W.K. Carr, Group Captain, Air Commander, ONUC; C.G.W. Chapman, Air Commander; Colonel J.C. McCarthy, Deputy Chief of Staff; and General Rikhye, Acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.8.0.2.0

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