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Operational Archives Branch
Naval Historical Center
805 Kidder Breese Street SE
Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060


Records of the Chief of Naval Operations
Organization and Research Policy Division,
1944-1949


Scope and Content Note

This division, headed by Captain Arleigh A. Burke, was concerned with the organization of the Department of Defense and the Navy's role the Defense Department and national strategy. These records include general correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches, transcripts of testimony before congressional committees, and related documents. The material is arranged by security classification and thereunder either by subject symbol as set forth in the Navy Filing Manual or by special subject categories. For each security classification segment there is a special inventory.


Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Records of the Chief of Naval Operations Organization and Research Policy Division, Operational Archives Branch, Naval Historical Center, Washington, D.C.


Extent

95 cubic feet


3 July 2003