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Description found in Archives

Office of the Special Assistant to the Adjutant General [textual records]. 

Date(s)

1941-1946

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

4.8 m of textual records

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.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
from 8018 to 8029
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

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 (Electronic)

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

Additional information

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.

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