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Army Technical Intelligence Organizations, 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor Sep 1953

Army Technical Intelligence Organizations, 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

In 1953, the production of technical intelligence was the responsibility of the chiefs of the Army technical services. The technical services were bureaus in the Headquarters, Department of the Army, each headed by a general. In 1953, the technical Services were:

  • The Army Medical Service headed by The Surgeon General
  • The Chemical Corps headed by the Chief Chemical Officer
  • The Corps of Engineers headed by the Chief of Engineers
  • The Ordnance Corps headed by the Chief of Ordnance
  • The Quartermaster Corps headed by the Quartermaster General
  • The Signal Corps headed by the Chief Signal Officer
  • The Transportation Corps headed by ...


Department Of The Army Pamphlet Pam 30-26, A Guide To The Collection Of Technical Intelligence, August 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor Aug 1953

Department Of The Army Pamphlet Pam 30-26, A Guide To The Collection Of Technical Intelligence, August 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is a detailed, well-illustrated guide showing the range of weapons and equipment army technical intelligence was interested in, including:

  • Armored vehicles
  • Artillery
  • Infantry small arms
  • Mortars, antitank weapons, and grenades
  • Mines, booby traps, and demolitions
  • Ammunition
  • Artillery rockets and rocket launchers
  • Radio and radar antennas
  • Radio transmitters and receivers
  • Bridge and stream-crossing equipment
  • Construction equipment
  • Engineer equipment used in Arctic warfare
  • Ordnance equipment used in Arctic warfare
  • Quartermaster equipment used in Arctic warfare

Because the descriptions are so detailed and well-illustrated, the pamphlet is a good guide to army technical terms.

When this pamphlet was published the technical intelligence ...


Fm 30-16, Technical Intelligence, 29 June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jun 1953

Fm 30-16, Technical Intelligence, 29 June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is the first US Army manual on technical intelligence. The concept of technical intelligence developed during World War II. Technical intelligence doctrine was formalized by a series of army training circulars and other directives. Toward the end of WWII a new army Field Manual 30-15, Examination of Enemy Personnel, Repatriates, Civilians, Documents, and Materiel (June 1954) was issued, but that manual did not reflect the World War II technical intelligence experience or actual army practices. That manual was superceded by Field Manual 30-15, Examination of Personnel and Documents, 27 September 1951 and by this manual.

This manual defines technical ...


History Of The Intelligence, Security, And Safety Office: Office Of The Chief Of Ordnance, 1 July 1951 - June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jan 1953

History Of The Intelligence, Security, And Safety Office: Office Of The Chief Of Ordnance, 1 July 1951 - June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is a digital version of portions of four semiannual reports. The Intelligence, Security, and Safety Office had diverse responsibilities within the Office of the Chief of Ordnance within the Department of the Army. Those reports are in the National Archives, “Record Group 156: Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance…Histories of Staff and Operating offices and divisions of the Chief of Ordnance, 1946-1954, IS&S Office, “ Box C 8.

In the early 1990s, Robert Bolin copied the sections of those reports related to the Intelligence Branch within the Intelligence, Security, and Safety Office. This document is ...


Summary Of Major Events And Problems, Intelligence, Security, And Safety Office, Office Of The Chief Of Ordnance, Department Of The Army, 1 January - 30 June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jan 1953

Summary Of Major Events And Problems, Intelligence, Security, And Safety Office, Office Of The Chief Of Ordnance, Department Of The Army, 1 January - 30 June 1953, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

This is a digital version of a portion of a report. As the name indicates the Intelligence, Security, and Safety Office (IS&S) had diverse responsibilities within the Office of the Chief of Ordnance (OCO). That report is in the National Archives, Record Group 156: “Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance …Histories of Staff and Operating Offices and Divisions of the Chief of Ordnance, 1946-1954, IS&S Office, July 195 thru June 1953,” Box C 8.

In the early 1990s, Robert Bolin copied the section of the report related to the Intelligence Branch within IS&S. This ...