Tag Archives: Military Intelligence Service

Hometown Hero: Walker Kirtland Hancock, St. Louis’s Monuments Man

Today’s post comes to us from archivist¬†Theresa Fitzgerald of the National Archives at St. Louis. Theresa has previously shared her expertise with us in a popular post on how to access veterans’ records and today she applies that knowledge to … Continue reading

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Identification in World War II China: Friend or Foe?

During World War II, many American military personnel, primarily aircrew, found themselves trapped behind enemy lines.¬† The MIS-X Section of the Captured Personnel and Material Branch of the Army’s Military Intelligence Service handled matters dealing with escape and evasion (E&E) … Continue reading

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