Military Resources: Intelligence, General ResourcesCentral Intelligence Agency
The CIA's homepage directs the researcher to FAQ's, publications, and research resources.
CIA's Analysis of the Soviet Union, 1947-1991
This e-book is a digital version of the very valuable Cold War research resource. It is provided in PDF format by the Center for the Study of Intelligence at the CIA.
The CIA's Internal Probe of the Bay of Pigs Affair
Created by Michael Warner, this CIA website focuses on the CIA inquiry into the government's handling of the Cuban Bay of Pig's operation.
CIA World Factbook
The online version of the CIA's annual country information reference book with data for more than 260 countries.
CORONA and the Intelligence Community
Kevin C. Ruffner's paper traces the history of the CIA's openness program resulting in the May 1995 conference, "Piercing the Curtain: CORONA and the Revolution in Intelligence."
The Creation of the Central Intelligence Group
Michael Warner's website tells of the 50th anniversary of the Central Intelligence Group, CIA's institutional predecessor.
Frequently Requested Records
This CIA site features collections of previously released documents which reflect some of the agency's frequently requested information. At this time, the collections include the following titles: UFO's: Fact or Fiction, Bay of Pigs reports, POW/MIA, Guatemala, Human Rights in Latin America, Atomic spies: Ethel & Julius Rosenberg, Lt. Col. Oleg Penkovsky: Western Spy in Soviet GRUand Francis Gary Powers: U-2 spy pilot shot down by the Soviets.
Intelligence Resource Program
Congressional Research Service (CRS) documents on intelligence and related issues.
Military Analysis Network
This site features the Congressional Research Service documents on military and national security issues.
Open Source Solutions (OSS) Inc. is an educational and information services organization founded in 1992 to increase the understanding of the value of intelligence sources.
OSS Project: General Donovan's Files This article from Prologue, NARA's quarterly journal, credits the work of NARA volunteers in making OSS files accessible to the public.
The OSS and Italian Partisans in World War II
Peter Tompkins, CIA, is the creator of this site on the intelligence and operational support for the Anti-Nazi Resistance.
"Semper Fidelis, Code Talkers"
The winter 2001 issue of Nara's Prologue publication features an article on the Navajo "code talkers" used by the Marine Coorps in WWII. The original twenty-nine Navajo code talkers received the Congressional Gold Medal for their wartime contributions in maintaining an unbreakable code. The "code talkers" work is told in the movie Windtalkers.
Teaching with Documents Lesson Plan: Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians
This NARA site features a Memorandum regarding the enlistment of Navajo Indians by the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII.
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