Fonds ACE - 06 - Allied Command Europe

SHAPE HISTORY VOLUME I - Origin and Development of SHAPE SHAPE HISTORY VOLUME II - Changes in Command Structure SHAPE HISTORY - THE NEW APPROACH 1953 - 1956 SHAPE HISTORY - 1957 SHAPE HISTORY - 1958

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ACE

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06 - Allied Command Europe

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  • 1951 - ? (Creation)

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The ACE fonds covers documents on the early history and development of NATO's integrated military structure and its staff through memorandums and letters. The majority of the documents originate from its headquarters, called SHAPE, though some documents pre-date the creation of ACE and SHAPE.

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Documents are arranged according to the structure of ACE, with a different subfond for each command. The Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE), is the Headquarters for all of Allied Command Europe.

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NATO publicly disclosed information is available for research and education purposes. Any commercial use requires the written permission of NATO. Please credit the NATO Archives should any documents be used for publication. Guidelines for the proper citation of NATO publicly disclosed information can be found on the NATO Archives website (http://www.nato.int/archives).

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