Guide to Federal Records

Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle Pacific (World War II)


(Record Group 494)
1922-47

Overview of Records Locations

Table of Contents

  • 494.1 Administrative History
  • 494.2 Records of the Hawaiian Department 1922-45
  • 494.3 Records of the Military Government of Hawaii 1941-46
  • 494.4 Records of the Central Pacific Base Command 1935-47
  • 494.5 Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle Pacific (MIDPAC) 1939-47
  • 494.6 Records of U.S. Army Forces, South Pacific Base Command 1942-46

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494.1 Administrative History

Related Records:
Records of United States Army Commands, 1942 - , RG 338.
Records of U.S. Army Overseas Operations and Commands, 1898-1942, RG 395.
Records of Headquarters, United States Army Forces, Western Pacific (World War II), RG 495.
Records of General Headquarters, Southwest Pacific Area and United States Army Forces, Pacific (World War II), RG 496.

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494.2 Records of the Hawaiian Department
1922-45

Textual Records: Records of the Signal Office/Section, 1922-43. Correspondence, records of investigations, and construction reports of the Engineer Office, 1942-45.

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494.3 Records of the Military Government of Hawaii
1941-46

Textual Records: Records, 1941-46, including executive correspondence, decimal correspondence, internee case files, internee property files, press releases, and correspondence concerning transport of civilians to Hawaii. Provost court case files, 1942-45. Indexes to case files of the Alien Registration Bureau, 1941-46. Reports of the Inspector General Section, 1942.

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494.4 Records of the Central Pacific Base Command
1935-47

Textual Records: Weekly and monthly summary reports of the G-4 (Logistics) Section, 1944-45. General correspondence of the Signal Section, 1935-45. Reports and other records of the Engineer, Fiscal, Medical, Ordnance, Special Services, and Transportation Sections, 1935-47.

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494.5 Records of U.S. Army Forces in the Middle Pacific (MIDPAC)
1939-47

Textual Records: General records maintained by the Adjutant General Section, consisting of central correspondence, 1941-46; messages, 1939-43; and issuances, 1941-46, including Chief of Staff directives, 1942-44. Records relating to maneuvers and exercises, 1939-43. Records of general and special staff sections, 1941-47, including subject correspondence of the G-2 (Intelligence) Section; daily reports of the G-3 (Operations) Section; and construction reports of the Engineer Section.

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494.6 Records of U.S. Army Forces, South Pacific Base Command
1942-46

Textual Records: Records of general and special staff sections, 1942-46. Records relating to units formed in accordance with standard tables of organization and equipment ("T/O&E Units"), 1942-45.

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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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