Series Force Commander - Headquarters Katanga Area, Air Base Operations - Registry - S-0819

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S-0819

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Force Commander - Headquarters Katanga Area, Air Base Operations - Registry

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  • 1960 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: 1.5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 3

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Series consists of agendas, forms, illustrations, lists, diagrams, handwritten notes, cables, minutes of meetings, news summaries, minutes of conferences, standing orders, vouchers, reports, translations, routine orders, situation reports, tables, monthly reports, letters, maps, and memoranda. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: organisation of air base; personnel at air base; supplies; aircraft pens; camouflage of aircraft; military intelligence; general policies for air bases; conduct of air personnel; Katangese gendarmerie and Air Force; reporting procedures for accidents; security orders; technical issues; air military operations; cleanliness of aircraft; technical issues; and abandoned aircraft. Correspondents include Lieutenant Colonel P.B.O. Reuterswaerd, Chief of Military Information; Major General Chr. R. Kaldager, Air Commander; Colonel Sven E. Rosenius, Chief of Staff, Headquarters Katanga Area; Major F.A. Manning, Chief Logistics Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Captain Ishak Odang, Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Captain Tadasse Dubale, Military Personnel Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Maurice Gauvreau, Senior Administration Officer, Elisabethville; Major H.E. Munthe-Kaas, Military Information Officer, Headquarters Katanga Area; Brigadier General Abebe Tefari, General Officer Commanding, Headquarters Katanga Area; Lieutenant Colonel H. Wergeland, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Lieutenant Colonel Helio Keller, Chief Air Administrative Officer; Major John O. Spiel, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Major Odd Christiansen, Air Base Commander, Elisabethville; Lieutenant Colonel E. Stigset, Commanding Officer, Elisabethville Air Base; Major General John Ryg, Air Commander; Lieutenant Colonel M.M. Siedl, Base Commander, United Nations Air Transport Base, N'Djili; Major John Bjugn, Base Administrative Officer, United Nations Air Transport Base, N'Djili; and Major Verne, Chief of Military Operations, Headquarters Katanga Area. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.7.5.0

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