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RG 156 - Office of Chief of Ordnance, Memoranda - Birmingham Ordnance District

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Memoranda, 1949-1950

National Archives Identifier 7120268
This series consists of formerly classified memoranda from the Birmingham Ordnance District. Records in this series concern subjects related to the demilitarization of military equipment, budget estimates, industrial mobilization planning, programs and policies, ordnance installations and activities, and manpower requirements.


Box 1

Folder 1:

▪ Demilitarization of Military Equipment Prior to its Sale to Foreign Countries

▪ Preparation of Budget Estimates

-Sample forms attached

▪ Disposition of Subversive and Disaffected Personnel: Handbook

▪ Industrial Mobilization Planning

-Need new combat vehicles

▪ Security Classification Map of Aerial Photography of Third Army Area

▪ List of Vital Installations

▪ Department of the Army Programs and Policies, 1950

▪ Security of Installations

▪ Mobilization Production Assignment, Guided Missile Program

▪ Civilian Manpower Requirements, 1951

-List of Civilian Personnel by Occupation

▪ Letters to Rushton about Research and Development

▪ Letters about the deteriorating situation in Korea

-Serious national military threat

-Need ordnance procurement

▪ Transport Vehicle Program Production Items, 1952