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Inventory of the United States Army American Expeditionary Forces Records, 1917-1920
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Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces (Siberia). Intelligence Section


Official newspaper summaries

Box 1

1919 May-November.

Scope and Content Note

Taken from Echo, Golos Primorya, Dalny Vostok, Dalnevostochnoe Obozrenie, Russian Daily News, Russky Economist, Vestnik Manchuria, Sviet (Svet), Golos Rodini, Amurskoe Slovo, and others. Also includes anti-Bolshevik poster drafts with handwritten edits, extract from an inquiry by French Captain F. E. Paris, Red Cross memorandum, overseas and local press reports from USS Albany and USS Orleans, and Field Censorship Regulations Memorandum No. 4
Box 2

1919 December - 1920 May.

Scope and Content Note

Taken from Svobodny Krai, Echo, Golos Rodini, Russky Economist, Dalnevostochnoe Obozrenie, Dalny Vostok, Osaka Asahi, Novi Put, and others. Also includes memorandum from the Japanese Publicity Bureau, Vladivostok, Siberia; The News Summary (F. W. French, publisher), Vladivostok memoranda; newspaper summaries from USS Albany and USS South Dakota; Note to the Diplomatic Representative of Japan in Siberia from the Temporary Government in the Far East; U.S. Naval Intelligence Office Newspaper Summary

Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces (France)

Box/Folder 3 : 1

"Questions for the Examination of Prisoners, etc.," Army War College, Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. War Department, 1917 September.

Scope and Content Note

Includes Memorandum No. 34, Headquarters, 30th Division, 1919 February 19, and unidentified address by division commander
Box/Folder 3 : 2

Reports, bulletins, and brief histories of enemy divisions, Intelligence Section, General Staff, Headquarters, AEF.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of intelligence reports on German army and positions
Box/Folder 3 : 3

"Instructions for the Intelligence Service of an Infantry Regiment," Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. War Department, 1918

Box/Folder 3 :4

"Instructions for Intelligence Duties, Second Army," Office of the Chief of Staff, U.S. War Department, 1916 September 20

Box/Folder 3 : 5

"Summary of Intelligence Reports (information about the enemy)," 2nd Section, General Staff, Headquarters, Second Army, AEF, 1918 October-November.

Scope and Content Note

Also contains 90th Division, AEF, Plan of Defense, handwritten and corresponding typed notes on enemy observations; U.S. Signal Corps telegram with instructions to cease all hostilities due to Armistice signing, 1918 November 11
Box/Folder 3 : 6

General information, Intelligence School, Third Army

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Bulletins, 2nd Section, General Staff, First Army Corps, AEF, 1918 May-August.

Scope and Content Note

Includes intelligence summaries and notes on recent fighting
Box/Folder 3 : 8

Memorandum, Headquarters, 29th Division, AEF, 1919 January 10

Box/Folder 3 : 9

"Summary of Intelligence," Headquarters, 92nd Division, AEF, 1918 September 1

Box/Folder 3 : 10

Charts and maps pertaining to AEF activities in Western Europe.

Scope and Content Note

Includes AEF distinctive cloth insignia, enemy order of battle
Box/Folder 4 : 1

Ration card and postcards

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Chart depicting silhouettes of common German planes

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Memoranda on organization and logistics

Box/Folder 4 : 4

AEF and German telephone directories

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Post-surrender documents

Box/Folder 4 : 6

15 point map

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Summary of Information, 2nd Section, General Staff, General Headquarters, AEF, 1919 January 11

Box/Folder 4 : 8

Memoranda, 2nd Section, General Staff, General Headquarters, AEF

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Programme of Fourth of July fete

Box/Folder 4 : 10

War Department Circular No. 6, 1919 January 6

Box/Folder 4 : 11

Memoranda, Statistical Division

Box/Folder 4 : 12

"Second Course, 1918 March-June," Army General Staff College, AEF, 1918 May