A3269

Collection of Special Operations Australia [also known as Inter-Allied Services Department and Services Reconnaissance Department] records, incorporating records of the Far Eastern Liaison Office, alphanumeric series

20

closed files

are part of this series
73

years

is the average age of closed files in this series, based on the date of their earliest content
100%

of the total number of closed files

is completely within the open period (more than 20 years old)
4

reasons

are cited by closed files in this series
Details as harvested on 1 January 2016
Series A3269
Title Collection of Special Operations Australia [also known as Inter-Allied Services Department and Services Reconnaissance Department] records, incorporating records of the Far Eastern Liaison Office, alphanumeric series
Contents dates 01 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1957
Items described 932
Items digitised 542
Recording agencies
  • CA 1471, Commander-in-Chief, Australian Military Forces (also Commander, Allied Land Forces in South West Pacific Area, 1942-1945) - Services Reconnaissance Department, cover name for Special Operations Australia
    01 Jan 1945 - 02 Sep 1945
  • CA 36, Department of the Army, Central Office - Headquarters, Australian Military Forces - Services Reconnaissance Department, cover name for Special Operations Australia
    02 Sep 1945 - 30 Jun 1946
  • CA 3275, Directorate of Military Intelligence
    01 Jul 1946 - 31 Dec 1957
Controlling agencies
  • CA 46, Department of Defence [III], Central Office
    30 Nov 1973 -
Locations
  • ACT (13.44m)
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Series Control Symbol Title Contents dates
A3269 S1 Four Propaganda Records, Probably In Pidgin [Original metal masters -their present format - metal/copper moulds - makes it impossible to listen to these records] 1944 - 1945
A3269 Q7/C Industrial Demolitions Handbook Volume 1 February 1944 1944 - 1944
A3269 R14/H [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section] Sabotage Handbook. Handbook of Home-made devices 1942 - 1942
A3269 R13 [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Rail Demolitions 1944 - 1945
A3269 Q5A Industrial Demolitions - Basic Course, 1953 [includes portions of Industrial Demolitions Handbook, Volume 1 - sections I and II, 1944, and Volume 4 - section VIII, 1945] 1944 - 1953
A3269 R14/E [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] [The Sabotage Handbook] Railways 1942 - 1942
A3269 R14/B [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] [The Sabotage] Handbook Oil 1942 - 1942
A3269 R18/A Lecture handouts - clandestine operations 1956 - 1957
A3269 R16 [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Shipping [Sabotage] Handbook [Volume 4 - this appears to be a draft of R14/C] 1942 - 1943
A3269 R14/F [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Sabotage Handbook; Telecommunications 1942 - 1942
A3269 R9 [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Shipping 1942 - 1945
A3269 Q8/A Industrial Demolitions Handbook Volume 3 December 1945 1942 - 1946
A3269 R14/A [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] The Sabotage Handbook; Miscellaneous Industries [Volume 1] 1942 - 1942
A3269 R14/G [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Sabotage Handbook. Military Targets 1942 - 1942
A3269 Q9/A Industrial Demolition Handbook, Volume 4, December 1945 1945 - 1945
A3269 Q7/E Industrial Demolitions Handbook Volume 2, April 1944 1944 - 1944
A3269 Q4 [The Official History of the Operations and Administration of Special Operations Australia (SOA), also known as the Inter-Allied Services Department (ISD) and Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD) - Volume 4 - Training Syllabi - Part 4 - Handbook on Telecommunications and Railway Sabotage] 1942 - 1943
A3269 R17 [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] Technical Summary of rail trials 1943 - 1944
A3269 R14/D [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] [The Sabotage Handbook] Supplement "D" to Shipping Handbook Volume 4 1942 - 1942
A3269 R14/C [SRD (Services Reconnaissance Department) Technical Section -] [The Sabotage Handbook] Shipping Handbook, volume 4 1942 - 1942