Subseries 11 - Official War Diaries

1st Battalion: Vol. 68. -- 1 - 30 April, 1945 1st Battalion: Vol. 58. -- 1 - 30 June 1944

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Official War Diaries

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CA UVICARCH SC021-1976-025-11

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  • 1939-1953 (Creation)

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64.8 centimetres of textual records, 255 photographs, and 180 maps.

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Consists of 175 files of official war diaries kept by the regiment. The series is divided into the following subseries; the 1st Battalion, "F" Company, the 2nd Battalion, the 4th Battalion, and maps and aerial photographs. The war diaries are official records kept by the Battalions during a one month period. They contain the daily orders, correspondence, newsletters, and an intelligence log detailing troop activities, locations, and weather conditions. Any unusual appendixes have been noted. The maps and aerial photographs are appendixes meant to accompany the war diaries and as such they have been organized according to the diary volume to which they belong.

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The files within each subseries are arranged chronologically from 1939 to 1953.

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Box 3, Files 15 - 21; Box 4, Files 1 - 31; Box 5, Files 1 - 51; Box 6, Files 1 - 21; Box 7, Files 1 - 26; Box 8, Files 1 - 34; Box 9, Files 1 - 10.

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