Fonds 73/423 - 1 Air Division Europe Headquarters fonds

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1 Air Division Europe Headquarters fonds

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ON00093 73/423

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  • 1953-1955 (Creation)

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4.5 cm of textual records

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Fonds was accessioned in 1973 and declassified in 1996.

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Fonds consists of an operations plan and interim operations plans for 1 Air Division when it was stationed at Metz, France during 1953-1955. The operations plan was designed to meet a situation in which war had been forced upon the NATO nations by acts of aggression of the USSR or her satellites. The interim operations plans were designed to prepare Air Division units for the transition from peace to war operations with the maximum degree of combat effectiveness.

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For other records pertaining to 1 Air Division Europe researchers should consult the following records in the Document Collection:
86/243 LG Scrapbook of clippings from German newspapers, 19 July 1967 - 22 Nov 1969, accompanied by English translations;
84/266 [7th slice infrastructure] Material removed from 1 Air Division Europe operations - plans diary, 77-2; folder 4 when remainder was declassified. 1955. NATO SECRET;
73/900 Monthly command return of religious activities. 20 Feb 1961 - Dec 1962;
75/166 Air Staff instructions. 7 July 1969. RESTRICTED;
75/168 Instructions;
79/317 4 vols. Air Division Europe: organization; order and instructions. 28 Jan 1952 - 16 Oct 1953;
There is also a PRF file "Air Division, 1", and annual historical reports for 1960, 1965-1966, 1968-1969 [UIC 2450];
See also the Kardex index for other records.

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No further accruals expected.

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Originally titled 1 Air Division, Royal Canadian Air Force: Operations plans

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