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Us Army Transportation Intelligence Agency, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jul 1954

Us Army Transportation Intelligence Agency, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

Historical Data Cards were used to record the organizational history of units within the Army. This card was provided to Robert Bolin by the US Army Institute of Heraldry in 1985.

TIA was a special-purpose military unit established to perform the intelligence functions of the Transportation Corps. TIA produced intelligence on foreign military transportation equipment and ground transportation facilities of strategic interest to the US armed forces.

TIA was discontinued in 1962 when most of the Army technical services were reorganized out of existence. Its functions, personnel, records, and equipment were divided among the newly created US Army Foreign Scientific ...


Special Text, St 55-06-1, Transportation Intelligence, June 1954, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jun 1954

Special Text, St 55-06-1, Transportation Intelligence, June 1954, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is a textbook used at the Army Transportation School. In the 1950s, military schools related to one of the Army Technical Services were run by that service. Since the format and content of Army field manuals were often very similar to those of special texts, the same staffs often prepared both. At the time this special text was written no field manual on transportation intelligence has been issued.

The modern US Army vision of the technical intelligence developed during World War II. Shortly before World War II, Army Technical Services had been instructed to set up intelligence sections in ...