Guide to Federal Records

Records of the Africa-Middle East Theater of Operations (World War II Army)


(Record Group 497)
1942-46

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 497.1 Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle East (USAFIME)/Headquarters Africa-Middle East Theater (AMET) 1942-46
  • 497.2 Records of Other Commands 1942-45

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497.1 Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle East (USAFIME)/Headquarters Africa-Middle East Theater (AMET)
1942-46

Textual Records: Records, 1942-46, including "Land of Jerusalem" reports, weekly summaries, and Military Intelligence Division reports.

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497.2 Records of Other Commands
1942-45

Textual Records: General correspondence and other records of Persian Gulf Command (known as Persian Gulf Service Command, 1942-43), 1942-45. General orders and other issuances of Eritrea Service/Base Command, 1942-45. Records of North African Service Command relating to construction in Dakar, French West Africa (Senegal), 1942-43. Correspondence, memorandums, and orders of U.S. Forces in Central Africa, 1942-43.

Maps: Maps of Persian Gulf Command, 1943-44, showing troop dispositions in Iran; plan of a U.S. military base at Khorramshahr, Iran; and highway construction camp locations from Khorramshahr to Kazvin, Iran (8 items).

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Bibliographic note: Web version based on Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives of the United States. Compiled by Robert B. Matchette et al. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1995.
3 volumes, 2428 pages.

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This Web version is updated from time to time to include records processed since 1995.


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