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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MFF 452-459
Title
HISTORY OF INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES UNDER GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, 1942-1950
Date(s)
1942-1950
Level of description
Collection (Fonds)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
8 reels

Context

Name of creator(s)

Office of the Chief, Military History General Reference Branch, US Army

Administrative / Biographical history

The collection is a microfilmed copy of an official history published by the Office of the Chief, Military History General Reference Branch, US Army. Designed as an introductory volume to a general intelligence series for US Service School curriculum, all material consists of documents relating to Allied intelligence activities in the Far East, 1942-1950.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Scholarly Resources Inc, via Dr Michael Dockrill, Department of War Studies, King's College London

Content & structure

Scope and content

History of Intelligence Activities under General Douglas MacArthur, 1942-1950 is a microfilmed copy of an official US Army publication relating to intelligence activities in the Far East under Gen Douglas MacArthur, as Commander in Chief, Allied Forces, Southwest Pacific Area (SWPA); Commander, US Army Pacific; and Supreme Commander, Allied Powers (SCAP), 1942-1950. The collection includes documents relating to the history of the G- Section, the US Army Intelligence Division, General Headquarters, SWPA, and affiliated US intelligence units, 1942-1945; the guerrilla resistance movement in the Philippines, 1942-1945; Allied intelligence activities in the Philippines under the Japanese occupation, 1942-1945; operations of the US Army Military Intelligence Section, General Headquarters, SWPA, 1942-1945; operations of the Allied Translator and Interpreter Section (ATIS), SWPA, 1942-1946; operations of the Allied Intelligence Bureau, 1942-1946; operations of the Allied Geographical Section, GeneralHeadquarters, SWPA, 1942-1946; operations of the US Technical Intelligence Unit in the SWPA, 1942-1946; operations of the US Counter IntelligenceCorps, 1942- 1946; operations of the Civil Intelligence Section, SCAP, 1945-1948; and operations during the Allied occupation of Japan, 1945-1950.

System of arrangement

Arranged chronologically

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies may be printed off the microfilm for research purposes and are charged at the cost to the Centre. Enquiries concerning the copyrightof the original material should be addressed to Scholarly Resources, Inc.

Language/scripts of material

English

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Office of the Chief, Military History Reference Branch, US Army

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

Date(s) of descriptions

Oct 1999

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