Series Subject Files - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) - S-0645

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Subject Files - United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO)


  • 1956 - 1969 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 1

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Series consists of correspondence, incoming and outgoing cables, reports and manuals.

Subjects include but are not limited to the following: crossing of Banat Yacoub Bridge; personnel leave and time off; use of white flag; standing operational procedure manuals; regulations regarding traveling in the frontier area of Syria; reporting of firings and overflights; visits to outstations and observation posts; and use of United Nations vehicles for private purposes.

Correspondents include Lieut. Colonel R .A. G. Pirlot, Belgian Army; Lieut. Colonel J. G. A. P. Bertrand, Canadian Army; Lieut. Colonel J. E. L. Castonguy, Canadian Army; Lieut. Colonel C. F. Moe, Norwegian Army; Captain J. De Ghellinek; Major F. J. Swan, Canadian Army; Captain Jim Hagen, Norwegian Army; Major General Von Horn, Chief of Staff, UNTSO; and Lieut. Colonel K. R. Nelson, U. S. Army, Assistant to the Chief of Staff.

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Arranged alphabetically by subject.

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DAG-13/3.4.2, box 1

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