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Declassified Documents - Fiscal Year 2015

 

This selection of documents was declassified 10/1/14 - 9/30/15 and includes materials declassified in part as well as those declassified in their entirety.

 

Southeast AsiaNear EastNATOGermanyIntelligence MattersPoland
Atomic WeaponsWhite House Staff NotesCivil Defense

 

Southeast Asia

Appendix C re Southeast Asian regional concept, 1954 [NSC Staff Papers, Disaster File Series, Box 56, Southeast Asia (9)]

Special Report to the National Security Council re NSC 5405 Southeast Asia, July 7, 1954 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files Series, Box 79, OCB 091.4 Southeast Asia (File #1) (9)]

Progress Report on NSC 5405 U.S. Objectives and Courses of Action with Respect to Southeast Asia, July 14, 1954 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files Series, Box 79, OCB 091.4 Southeast Asia (File #1) (9)]

Memo for the Operations Coordination Board re Overseas Chinese Students and an Asian University, August 18, 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files Series, Box 80, OCB 091.4 Southeast Asia (File #3) (8)]

Planning Coordination Group Study on Overseas Chinese Students and an Asian University, August 19, 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files Series, Box 80, OCB 091.4 Southeast Asia (File #3) (8)]

Report on Vietnam, August 22, 1955 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files Series, Box 39, OCB 091 Indo China (File #4) (9)]

Corrections and Additions to the Text of Outline Plan of Operation on Vietnam, October 24, 1956 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Central Files, Box 39, OCB 091 Indo China (File #5) (6)]

Briefing Memo re Report on Southeast Asia and Interim Operations Plan for Singapore, July 30, 1959 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Secretariat Series, Box 7, Southeast Asia (NSC 6012) (1)]

Memo re Report on Southeast Asia (NSC 5809), August 20, 1959 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Secretariat Series, Box 7, Southeast Asia (NSC 6012) (1)]

Report re Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, South Vietnam and Thailand, December 15, 1960 [NSC Staff Papers, OCB Secretariat Series, Box 7, S.E. Asia (NSC 6012) (3)]

Near East

Minutes of the 150th Meeting of the NSC, paragraph re training of Saudi Arabian soldiers, June 18, 1953 [OSANSA, NSC Series, Administrative Subseries, Box 1, NSC Agenda & Minutes 1953 (5)]

NATO

Letter to President Eisenhower re naval command arrangements in the Mediterranean [WHO, Office of the Staff Secretary Records, International Trips and Meetings Series, Box 5, NATO 1]

Chart, Naval Forces Normally Stationed in the Mediterranean [WHO, Office of the Staff Secretary Records, International Trips and Meetings Series, Box 5, NATO 1]

Memo for Andrew Goodpaster from John S.D. Eisenhower re suggestion that U.S., British and French fleets have same status under NATO, November 7, 1959 [Office of the Staff Secretary Records, International Trips and Meetings Series, Box 5, NATO (2)]

Germany

Memo to the Operations Coordinating Board re Implementation of PSB D-21 (Germany) and D-21/2 (Berlin), October 8, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, PSB Central Files, Box 12, PSB 091 Germany (7)]

Memo to the Operations Coordinating Board re PSB D-21 and D-21/2 (Germany and Berlin), October 8, 1953 [NSC Staff Papers, PSB Central Files, Box 12, PSB 091 Germany (7)]

Intelligence Matters

Intelligence material synopsis re Pakistan, Sudan, Cyprus, nuclear test suspension, Taiwan and NATO, October 29, 1958 [Eisenhower's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 37, Goodpaster Briefings October 1958]

MFR re CIA operations in support of the Tibetan resistance, February 4, 1960 [Office of the Staff Secretary Records, Subject Series, Alphabetical Subseries, Box 15, Intelligence Matters (13)]

MFR re Chinese Nationalists RB-57 reconnaissance flights over the Chinese mainland, February 18, 1960 [Office of the Staff Secretary Records, Subject Series, Alphabetical Subseries, Box 15, Intelligence Matters (13)]

Poland

Memo re conversation re Polish affairs, February 18, 1959 [OSANSA, OCB Series, Subject Subseries, Box 6, Poland (2)]

Atomic Weapons

Letter from Assistant Secretary of Defense Finucane to Andrew Goodpaster re policies for the emergency transfer to atomic weapons to NATO and other allies, December 9, 1959 [Office of the Staff Secretary Records, Subject Series, Department of Defense Subseries, Box 2, Dept. of Defense Vol. III (9)]

White House Staff Notes

Staff Notes No. 174 re anti-missile briefings for Canada, First Meeting of U.S.-Japan Security Committee, and Defense cutbacks progress, August 19, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 26, August 1957 Toner Notes]

Staff Notes No. 168 re attitude of India toward private enterprise, negative U.K. attitude toward U.S. aviation requests, British nuclear tests, and redeployment of Marine ground forces from Japan, August 12, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 26, August 1957 Toner Notes]

Staff Notes No. 163 re India on Hungarian Report, Indian comment on Nasser, foreign press coverage of atom tests, and Baltic Allied Naval Command organization, August 6, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 26, August 1957 Toner Notes]

Staff Notes No. 161 re German order of new M-48 tanks, U.K. nuclear tests, exports to Near East, and Pakistanti feeling toward U.S. visit of Prime Minister Suhrawardy, August 3, 1957 [DDE's Papers as President, DDE Diary Series, Box 26, August 1957 Toner Notes]

Civil Defense

Cabinet Paper CP-59-91 The Development of a Unified Federal Civilian Communications System, January 17, 1959 [DDE's Papers as President, Cabinet Series, Box 12, Cabinet Meeting of January 23, 1959]

Cabinet Paper CP-59-91/1 The Development of a Unified Federal Civilian Communications System, February 2, 1959 [DDE's Papers as President, Cabinet Series, Box 12, Cabinet Meeting of January 23, 1959]