Overview of the United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances

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Title: United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances
Date (inclusive): 2003
Collection Number: 2004C33
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: Arabic
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Propaganda leaflets, flyers and broadsides, distributed in Iraq in conjunction with the Iraq War. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
Creator: United States. Army. Psychological Operations Battalion, 8th (Airborne)
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2004.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Alternate Forms Available

Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

Scope and Content of Collection

Propaganda leaflets, flyers and broadsides, distributed in Iraq in conjunction with the Iraq War.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Propaganda
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Psychological aspects
Propaganda, American -- Iraq

onsite digital

Digital images of leaflets, flyers and broadsides for Iraq and Afghanistan 2003

General Physical Description note: 1 CD-R containing 85 files

Scope and Contents note

Originals in Box 1. Handwritten on disc: PowerPoint IZ Products Leaflets Handbills Posters as of 11/06/03. JPEG AF Products Leaflets as of 02/19/03.
Contains two PowerPoint presentations that have side-by-side images of English and Arabic language versions of leaflets, flyers, etc. distributed by (or proposed for distribution by) Coalition Forces in Iraq circa April 2003. The rest of the files are JPEG images depicting leaflets and flyers for Afghanistan in English and in Dari/Pushto; a "trans" is appended to the file name for the Dari/Pushto language version of the English language item. There is little descriptive information accompanying the images. There are a few intertitles in one of the PowerPoint presentations, and a few brief labels like "front" and "back" and item numbers like "AF D160" on the JPEG files. The materials depicted are numbered with these prefixes: IZ, IZD, IZG, AF.
 

Rest of collection not yet described

box 1

Undescribed material

box 2

Undescribed material

box 3

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