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World War II War Diaries, Other Operational Records and Histories, compiled ca. 01/01/1942 - ca. 06/01/1946, documenting the period ca. 09/01/1939 - ca. 05/30/1946

ARC Identifier 4697018 / MLR Number P 17, UD-WW 46

Series from Record Group 38: Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1875 - 2006

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Creator(s):Department of the Navy. Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. Office of Naval Records and Library. (07/01/1919 - 09/1947)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Textual Records

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Other Title(s):Microfilm War Diaries, 1942-45
Inclusive Dates:ca. 01/01/1942 - ca. 06/01/1946
Coverage Dates:ca. 09/01/1939 - ca. 05/30/1946
Date Note:Although this series was compiled between approximately January 1, 1942 and June 1, 1946, it contains records dating as early as 1939. The U.S. Navy war diaries in the series were generally created between December 7, 1941 and December 31, 1945, but the British Admiralty war diaries date from as early as September 1, 1939. Most of the histories in the series were produced in 1945 or 1946.
Part Of:Record Group 38: Records of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, 1875 - 2006
Arrangement:Arranged in two subseries: war diaries and other documents and an "index" (or register). Both subseries are arranged numerically by "microserial" number.
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Numbering Note:As these documents were microfilmed, they were assigned an arbitrary sequential "microserial" number and were not filmed in strict chronological order.
General Note(s):"Microfilm War Diaries, 1942-45" is the title of this series in the Master Location Register (MLR) and Holdings Management System (HMS) for former MLR/HMS entry number UD-WW 46.
Variant Control Number(s):Declassification Project Number: NND 55986
HMS/MLR Entry Number: P 17
HMS/MLR Entry Number: UD-WW 46
Lifecycle Tracking Information 
Record Center Transfer Number(s):62-0585
Accession Number(s):NN3-038-000-002



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