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Archives and Special Collections: General Information

The Ike Skelton Combined Arms Research Library Special Collections and Archives exists to preserve and make available to researchers Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth and other historical materials.

The archives area is open from 9:00 - 4:00, Monday - Friday.

Due to the restricted area in which Archives is located, all visiting scholars and researchers must make an appointment to use the archival and special collections and to insure maximum assistance with their research.

To make an appointment please call (913) 758-3161 or write to:

ATTN: SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
IKE SKELTON COMBINED ARMS RESEARCH LIBRARY
US ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE
250 GIBBONS AVENUE
FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS 66027-7800

Email: askcarl@carlcgsc.libanswers.com

Policies

Patrons should be aware the Archives is a closed stack and in a restricted area. Browsing in the stacks is not permitted, and all of our materials are non-circulating.

International officers assigned to Fort Leavenworth please consult with the 1st floor reference staff for use of any of the archival or special collections materials.

Foreign visitors must contact their embassy in Washington, DC to submit the Request for Visit Authorization to HQDA G2. Visit requests must be submitted 30 days prior to the date of visit.

New Digital Library Additions

Operation Dragoon Cover

Operation Dragoon Field Order No. 53, 1 August 1944.

Originally titled Operation Anvil and then re-designated to Operation Dragoon, this is a collection of reports, annexes, maps and overlays used by the 36th Infantry Division for planning purposes.

Cover

Forging the Ninth Army-XXIX TAC Team: The Development, Training, and Application of American Air-Ground Doctrine in World War II.

Christopher M. Rein’s Leavenworth Paper 24: Forging the Ninth Army-XXIX TAC Team is a new study that looks deeply into how the US Army implemented air-ground operations in northwest Europe after Operation Overlord.

WWII Operational Documents

Australian Military Forces Weekly Intelligence Review No. 36

Compilation of data received from 2 Apr 43 to 9 Apr 43 that provides detailed summaries of the following information: enemy movements, operations by area, strength and dispositions of enemy forces, enemy organization, enemy equipment, topography and security. Includes appendices.