Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927 record example

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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"Secret and Confidential Correspondence of the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations and the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, 1919-1927" database with images Fold3 ( accessed March 5, 2021)

Publication Title
Confidential Correspondence of the Navy, 1919-1927
Total Records
156,278 · Complete: 100%
Content Source
The National Archives logoThe National Archives
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Record Group
Published on Fold3
30 Jul 2012
Last Updated
21 Aug 2014
NARA M1140. Post-WWI communications between OPNAV and the bureaus, fleet units, and shore commands of the Navy Department.