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New Entries Released by the National Declassification Center

Updated July 25, 2022

2022 Third Quarter Release List

The National Declassification Center (NDC) is pleased to announce its first release of textual records since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic. This release includes over seven million pages from 321 declassification projects that were completed between January 2020 and June 2022. These records are now available for public access. This release consists of textual materials from military and civilian agencies. The FY2022-Q3 Release List is available to view or download in PDF and Excel formats:

Highlights from the released records include:

  • Bureau of Ships, Operation "Crossroads" Project Files “Operation Crossroads” Project Files, 1948
  • Chief of Naval Operations, Armed Forces Special Weapons Project, Atomic Energy Division and Guided Missile Division; OP-602
  • Chief of Naval Operations, Records Relating to Anti-Submarine and Anti-Aircraft Warfare
  • Chief of Naval Operations, Correspondence, Memoranda and Other Records Relating to Organization, U.S. Navy Participation in U.S. Space Program, and the Hoover Commission
  • Department of the Treasury, Country Files Relating to Europe, Central Files - Country and Area Records (Europe)
  • Department of State, Records Relating to Economic Matters[Records Relating to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Records Relating to the Participation of the U.S. Delegation to the Council of Foreign Ministers, and Records Relating to the Participation of the U.S. Delegation to the Economic Commission at the Paris Conference of 1946
  • Department of State, Records of the National Security Council Contingency Planning Working Group
  • Department of State, Individual Defector Case Files
  • Department of State, Subject Files of the Special Assistant to the Legal Adviser
  • Department of State, Records Relating to Ivory Coast, Niger, and Upper Volta
  • Department of State, Bureau of International Organization Affairs. Subject Files of Component Offices, 1944- 1973.} Multiple Accessions and Lot Files
  • Department of State, A Records Relating to UN Affairs
  • Foreign Service Posts, Kenya; U.S. Embassy, Nairobi; Classified Central Subject Files, 1964-1976
  • Foreign Service Posts, Germany; U.S. Mission, Berlin; Correspondence with Soviet Officials ("Soviet Correspondence Working File")
  • Foreign Service Posts, Germany; Berlin Mission; Eastern Affairs Division; Subject File
  • Army Chief of State, Reports and Duty Logs Relating to the Persian Gulf War
  • Army Chief of Staff, Military Award Case Files Relating to the Persian Gulf War
  • Secretary of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs; Foreign Economic Policy Files
  • Assistant Chief of Staff, G-2; Theater Intelligence Division; Geographic Branch; Special Reports

To request access to the newly released records or to order copies, please contact Archives 2 Reference at 301-837-3510 or archives2reference@nara.gov. When making a request, please cite the Record Group, HMS Entry, and Series Title.

Please note that some declassified records may be subject to access restrictions other than national security, such as privacy or law enforcement, and may require screening or a FOIA request prior to access.

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