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Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by rcocean » 11 Apr 2021 18:45

JCS 718/1, 16 Mar 44, title: Effect of "Unconditional Surrender" Policy on German Morale.

We have FDR's response on April 1st but its not printed in the Foreign Relations Documentary history. Nor does Matloff go into much detail in his "Strategic Planning for Coalition warfare 1943-1944". A search of the FDR library files turned up zero. And in general, I'm just wondering how you access the JSC files. The national archives are confusing.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by Boby » 15 Apr 2021 10:14

NARA, RG 165, ABC 387 Germany (18 December 1943).

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Re: Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by TheMarcksPlan » 02 May 2021 10:34

rcocean wrote:
11 Apr 2021 18:45
And in general, I'm just wondering how you access the JSC files. The national archives are confusing.
Seconded. Has NARA published guides to JCS or JSSC documents, along the lines of the T-series guides?
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Re: Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by rcocean » 02 May 2021 17:07

Boby wrote:
15 Apr 2021 10:14
NARA, RG 165, ABC 387 Germany (18 December 1943).

Boby,
Thanks!

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Re: Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by Boby » 02 May 2021 19:17

rcocean wrote:
02 May 2021 17:07
Boby wrote:
15 Apr 2021 10:14
NARA, RG 165, ABC 387 Germany (18 December 1943).

Boby,
Thanks!
ABC files etc referenced in older series and books (like US Army in WW2) are in RG 165 and RG 218.

Boby,

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Re: Need advice on how to find JCS memo

Post by rcocean » 02 May 2021 23:55

Boby wrote:
02 May 2021 19:17
rcocean wrote:
02 May 2021 17:07
Boby wrote:
15 Apr 2021 10:14
NARA, RG 165, ABC 387 Germany (18 December 1943).

Boby,
Thanks!
ABC files etc referenced in older series and books (like US Army in WW2) are in RG 165 and RG 218.

Boby,
Even more thanks!

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