Scope and content
UN. Executive Assistant to the Secretary-General (1946-1961: Cordier) Office for Special Political Affairs (1958-1972: Bunche)
Series consists of correspondence, reports, certificates, and incoming and outgoing clear cables. and provides information on ONUC's military involvement in the Congo including military history, policies, information on aircraft, reinforcements and withdrawal of troops, and regulations for the United Nations force. Military reports provide details on military conditions, health situations, military progress, and air missions. (Some reports contain civilian operation information, as well.) Files also contain information on and correspondence from military staff and high ranking officers such as General Sean Maceoin, Major-General Christian R. Kaldager, and Major-General C.C. Von Horn. This series also includes material, both military and civilian, on the Kamina, Kitona and Banana bases.
The "Summary of Events for 1963" contains information on the role of the United Nations on the training and reorganization of the Congolese National Army (A.N.C.).
Accession Numbers: 75/7, 72/88
Actual series size: 4.5 feet