Series consists of five volumes documenting Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) policy and the broad outline of RCAF Target Force during the 1950s. The Target Force was estimated as the minimum required to meet peacetime commitments, and to prepare the RCAF for operational activity and eventuality of a major war commencing 1956. The five volumes are as follows:
Plan "G" for the Royal Canadian Air Force - 1 September. 1950 revision. (Volume also includes 2 sets of amendments: No 1.: 20 October 1950 and No.2: 15 January 1951)
Plan "G" for the Royal Canadian Air Force - Amended as per amendment list No. 2 (volume also includes several miscellaneous transfer documents)
Plan "H" for the Royal Canadian Air Force : editing Copy
Plan "H" for the Royal Canadian Air Force - 1 August 1952: revision
Plan "H" for the Royal Canadian Air Force - 1 August 1952: revision - editing copy
Series consists of one volume of the Air Historian file for history of Canadian aviation during 1918-1944), which includes correspondence, memoranda, histories of the Royal Canadian Air Force as well as other documents. Also includes one volume of RCAF Schools in Canada and secret organizational orders for 1942-1943, one volume regarding American citizens who served in the RCAF during 1941-1942 and one volume on defence measures and plans for gun defences. Includes correspondence, and memoranda, organization orders, movement orders and various other documents. There is one map in the series.
Fonds consists of eleven files documenting the organization and mobilization planning, as well as outline plans and the planning operations and readiness for the Canadian Army Saskatchewan Area between 1950 and 1964. Also includes notices from Army Headquarters, Prairie Command, Winnipeg for 1950-1958. Includes messages, correspondence, minutes to meetings, memoranda, reports, drafts and other documents.
Canada. Canadian Army. Saskatchewan Area. Headquarters
Series consists of finding aids to the J3 Operations and National Defence Operations Centre (NDOC) material tranferred to the National Defence Records and Management System in 1995 and January 2000 as the collection itself proved too voluminous for the DHH facilities. This material includes the NDOC black binders which contain information on all peacekeeping missions since 1990. Each binder contains messages, memorandum from and to Privy Council Office, the Deputy Minister, the Chief of the Defence Staff, the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, and various commanders and other related but miscellaneous items. The J3 Operations messages contain messages to and from various peacekeeping missions.
Series consists mainly of files about the United Nations Transition Assistance Group (UNTAG) but it also includes documents pertaining to other UN peacekeeping missions such as the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and the UN missions in Somalia, Yugoslavia, Iraq and Kuwait. It is mostly comprised of reports, directives, surveys and documents produced by the different UN organs such as the Department of Public Information.
Series consists of published works by different authors pertaining mainly to peacekeeping in Namibia, international relations and Canadian foreign policy. Documents are arranged in chronological order and the documents without dates are at the end. The latter are arranged in alphabetical order according to author, with the anonymous documents following those with specific creators.
Series consists of over 183 articles, published works and newspaper clippings on microfiches. These 183 documents represent about 650 microfiches and they are divided in sub-series by main topic. Within each subdivision, the microfiches are arranged chronologically. In the incidence of identical dates, microfiches have been placed alphabetically according to creator. In sub-series G, chronological order is determined by the earliest date of all microfiches bearing the same title. The microfiches all pertain to the same topic, peacekeeping. The sub-series are: Canadian Peacekeeping, United Nations Peacekeeping, United States Peacekeeping, Peacekeeping in Somalia, Peacekeeping in the former Yugoslavia, Miscellaneous Peacekeeping and Newspaper clippings on microfiches. There is an additional sub-series “Research Papers on Microfiche” which represents 41 microfiches. It covers a variety of subjects, including women in the military, logistics, joint Soviet-American air operations, , the Siberian Expedition of 1918-1920 and the Persian Gulf War.
Collection consists mainly of award citations and award recommendations. Also includes birthday lists, New Years lists, general correspondence, nominal rolls, biographical questionnaires and minutes of meetings of the Honours and Awards Board. While the scope is extensive, it is incomplete.
Canada. Dept. of National Defence. Directorate of History
Fonds consists of material pertaining to anti-submarine warfare operations research. Operational research involves the study of strategic, tactical, or logistic processes with the aim of providing a better basis for decisions on the employment of men and equipment.The documents were generated from three main sources: the Chief Advisor Operational Research (a British body), the Department of Naval Operational Research (a British body), and the Directorate of Operational Research (a Canadian body). In addition, some documents were produced in collaboration with the Anti-submarine Warfare Operational Research Group (an American body). Includes reports, memoranda, notes and other documents.
Great Britain. Admiralty. Chief Advisor Operational Research
Fonds consists of a diary detailing T.M. Hunter's duties and activities as Canadian Army Historical Liaison Officer while in Englsnd during 1947 to 1950. Includes a newspaper clippings file (1947-1958) containing a selection of clippings on a wide variety of topics including: current events (foreign and Canadian), book reviews, Canadian militay history, honours and awards, British history, world history and projected Directorate of History publishing projects. Also includes research notebooks on 21 Army Group and pre-invasion planning), a date book, miscellaneous papers presented at Canadian Historical Association 1962 Annual Meeting, and miscellaneous articles and drafts.
Series consists of material documenting Lavallée’s service as a Nursing Sister with the Canadian Army Medical Corps in England and France during the First World War. Includes photocopies of her military personnel file, correspondence with her mother, published articles about her, photographs and various other documents.
Fonds consists of six files containing documents released to the media by the Director General Public Affairs on 17 January 1997 regarding the investigations into misconduct and poor performance by members of the unit of CANBAT 2 at Bakovici Hospital in Bosnia and Hercegovina and the mistreatment of Capt. Sandra Perron, Canada's first female infantry officer. Fonds also contains news clippings from Canadian, American and French newspapers describing the opening of the Juno Beach Centre in Normany, France; the burial service for the remains of three unknown Canadian soldiers found near the Passchendarle New British Cemetery in Belgium; and the ceremonies held to mark the 60th Anniversary of Dieppe. There is also a nine minute video cassette titled, "On Patrol for Canada - The Halifax Class Frigates" which introduces the Halifax Class of the Canadian Patrol Frigates. There are three series: I. Media Release Package II. Newspaper Clippings III. Video Cassette
Canada. Dept. of National Defence. Director General Public Affairs
Series consists of six files containing documents released to the media by the Director General Public Affairs on 17 January 1997 regarding the investigations into misconduct and poor performance by members of the unit of CANBAT 2 at Bakovici Hospital in Bosnia and Hercegovina and the mistreatment of Capt. Sandra Perron, Canada's first female infantry officer. Includes: background information on the Thomas Report, Sandra Perron, the Mercier Inquiry by Lieutenant-Colonel J.F.M. Denis Mercier and on women in the Canadian Forces; and summary investigation reports. It also includes the report by Mr Lowell Thomas, the Assistant Commissioner, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (retired), a non-Canadian Forces investigator engaged to conduct the investigation, and reports by the Board of Inquiry into Command, Control and Leadership of CANBAT 2.
Fonds consists of documents regarding the FHE-400 Hydrofoil project. Includes 5 volumes of "Engineering Design Study of Fighting Equipment for Royal Canadian Navy FHE-400 Hydrofoil". (Vol. 1 - Summary, vol. 2 - Overall System Analysis, vol. 3 - Sub-System Analysis, vol. 4 - Specifications, vol. 5 - Drawings.) Also includes design reports for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), progress reports and technical memorandum from Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), project evaluation reports, ship control work study, volumes 1 and 2 of design study for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) hydrofoil, and technical drawings.
Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine (Canada)
Fonds consists of material relating to the restructuring of the Dept. of National Defence Headquarters in the early 1970s. Includes plans, memoranda, letters, programs, submissions, job descriptions, implementation plans and annexes, briefs, policies, organizational charts, guidelines and articles.
Canada. Dept. of National Defence. Restructuring Control Group
Series consists of material documenting the implementation of DATAR for trials and demonstration purposes from 1953 to 1957. Includes briefs, reports, recommendations and proposals, comments, specifications and other documents.
Fonds consists of 30 biographical files assembled by Eric G. Finley on men who had served with Beach Commando "W". The biographical files are all classified as Protected "B". The file consists mainly of original correspondence between Finley and other members of the military unit. Most of the information is biographical and reflects the military career of these individuals. Original photographs and photocopies of pictures are included, as well a number of reproduced photographs taken from the National Archives of Canada. Also included are newsletters and pamphlets on Combined Operations with personnal accounts and experiences. There are also three folders of miscellaneous documents. Folder 2 of the fonds contains a 3 part article written by Eric Finley and Ed Storey entitled "Royal Canadian Naval Beach Commando 'W'", and which appeared in "Military Past and Present", Nos. 57 to 59.
Series consists of a select amount of secondary sources, mainly reports from various sources such as the Treasury Board, Chief of Defence Staff and the Commissioner of Official Languages regarding francophones, the official languages and the military.