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U.S. Army Special Services Collection, 1945-1971, 1945-1971

Creator:
U.S. Army Special Services Agency
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. : 3 boxes
Type:
Newsletters
Collection descriptions
Place:
United States
Date:
1945
1945-1971
Notes:
The U.S. Army Special Services Agency was set up by the Army in the years following World War II to increase morale by providing recreational activities to troops stationed in Europe during the Cold War era. The activities included crafts, theatrical productions, and parties.
Summary:
Archival material documenting the recreational activities provided to U.S. Army troops in Europe by the U.S. Army Special Services, ca. 1945-1971. Newsletters comprise the majority of the collection.
Cite as:
U.S. Army Special Services Collection, 1945-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Cold War
Military morale
Soldiers--Recreation
Armed Forces--Operations other than war
Local number:
2001.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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