Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927

Records: 156,278 · Complete: 100%

NARA M1140. This series of secret and confidential correspondence reflects the many facets of U.S. naval activity during World War I, the immediate postwar years, and the first years of the era of the Treaty Navy (post-Washington Naval Conference). The records document U.S. naval involvement with foreign countries, application of technology to naval matters, establishment of overseas bases, appropriations, tactical doctrine, naval strategy, peacetime naval maneuvers, and wartime naval operations.

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Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927
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Records: 156,278 · Complete: 100%
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July 30, 2012
Last Updated
August 21, 2014
NARA M1140. Post-WWI communications between OPNAV and the bureaus, fleet units, and shore commands of the Navy Department.