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Scope and content
Sub-series consists of numbered files of the Canadian War Crimes Liaison attachment in the Far East; copies of International Red Cross inspection reports on prisoner of war camps operated by the Axis Powers, as well as copies of communications received by the Department of External Affairs relating to these camps, 1941-1945.
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Copyright belongs to the Crown.
Textual records Finding aid 24-11 is a typed file list indicating file number, volume number, subject and outside dates relating to volumes 8018-8029. 24-11 90 (Paper)
Biography / Administrative history
The Office of the Special Assistant to the Adjutant General was primarily concerned with the treatment of Canadian prisoners of war in enemy hands during the Second World War. Between 1941 and 1946 the office handled such matters as reports from the Canadian War Crimes Liaison attachment in the Far East; International Red Cross reports on Axis Power prisoner of war camps; and Department of External Affairs communications relating to these camps. RG 24 General Inventory
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