SHAPE Historical Office
- 1951 - ? (Creation)
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Scope and content
The documents of the SHAPE historical office center around the production of an Annual History, known as the SHAPE History. Documents from this series include the history itself and the background material (footnotes) used in its production.
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System of arrangement
The first three historical volumes each cover the command period of a SACEUR (Eisenhower, Ridgway and Gruenther). After 1956, the history were produced on a calendar year basis.