Series S-0831 - Force Commander - Headquarters in Leopoldville, Air Division - Non-Registry

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S-0831

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Force Commander - Headquarters in Leopoldville, Air Division - Non-Registry

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  • 1959 - 1964 (Creation)

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Size/Number of Items/Parts: .5 linear ft. of textual records, No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of diagrams, handwritten notes, maps, illustrations, handbooks, memoranda, monthly reports, incident reports, log book, nominal list, end of tour report, monthly progress reports, graphs, organizational charts, war diary, routine orders, and base orders. Subjects include but are not limited to the following: organizational orders for UNOC Air Transport at various air bases; establishment of UN Air Transport Force in the Congo; ceremony for presentation of Congo medal and change of command from Lieutenant Colonel A. Pappalardo to Colonel L. Nimis at Leopoldville; instructions for Argentine Air Force; logistics; air staff instructions; search and rescue procedures; standard operating procedure for C-119 aircraft; flight schedules; and maintenance schedules. Correspondents include General Carl Carlson Van Horn, Supreme Force Commander; Brigadier General I.J. Rikhye; A.J. Mackie, Wing Commander, Chief Air Operations Officer; J.C. McCarthy, Wing Commander for Air Commander; Jesus Orlando Cappellini, Vice Commander, Chief of the Argentina Delegation in the Congo; and F.S. Carpenter Air Commander, Air Officer Commanding, RCAF Air Transport Command. Date of establishment occurred on 14/07/1960 by Security Resolution 143 (1960). The date of dissolution was 30/06/1964.
DAG 13 / 1.6.5.8.0.1

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      DAG 13/1.6.5.8.0.1

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