Series United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF and UNEF II) - Subject Files - S-0332

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S-0332

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United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF and UNEF II) - Subject Files

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  • 1956 - 1983 (Creation)

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No. of Boxes: 28

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UN. Office of the Under-Secretary-General for Special Political Affairs (OUSGSPA) (1958-1972: Bunche; 1959-1961: Narasimhan; 1970-1978: Guyer; 1974-1985: Urquhart; 1979-1981: Perez de Cuellar; 1981-1988: Cordovez))

Series consists of materials documenting the United Nations Emergency Force (UNEF) supervision of the cease-fire between Egypt and Israel. Series includes numbered clear cables, numbered and unnumbered code cables (incoming and outgoing), military staff lists, correspondence, personnel files, United Nations documents, maps, meeting minutes, military strength and location reports, operation orders, incident reports and some photos. Materials date from 1956-1962 and 1973-1983. The earliest materials concern meetings of the Advisory Committee on UNEF attended by the Secretary-General and Ralph Bunche. Subjects of later documents include casualties by country and date; air staff; rotation information; standing operating procedures; troop-contributing countries; air clearances; visits; awards; Secretary-General meetings; Ismailia airport; the U.S. Sinai Support Mission; supplies; transfer of UNEF to UNTSO; UNDOF; and the Suez Canal. Correspondents include UNEF Force Commanders Major-General E. Siilasvuo and Major General Bengt Liljestrand.

Accession number: 1987/005, boxes 19-26; 85/183, boxes 1-7, 10-21

Actual series size: 28 boxes

Novak/Chore

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Alphabetical by subject, then chronological

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Related to: 1987/0005: Central files
Related to: 1985/0183: Central Office files concerning UNEF and UNCC

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DAG-1

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