United Nations Unit Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement Forces Histories from 1958 - 1982

Reference Code: IE/MA/UN/HIST
Title: United Nations Unit Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement Forces Histories from 1958 - 1982
Dates (early-late): 1960 - 1982
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium: 64 bound volumes
Creator(s): Individual battalions, infantry groups, armoured car groups and military police companies serving overseas with the United Nations.
Administrative / Biographical history: n/a
Scope and Content: “An effort has been made to produce a narrative containing the essentials of the Battalion’s activities”¹  Unit Histories constitute the record of that unit’s service overseas. In most cases the histories follow a similar pattern, recording details on the formation of the unit, the area of operations and a nominal roll of the personnel in the unit. Additional information recorded can include morale and discipline or welfare and sports in the unit or visitors to the unit.

¹Unit History 42 Infantry Battalion in the service of the United Nations in Cyprus April 1965 — September 1965, Acknowledgement

Access Conditions

Access: Open to the public
Language: English
Finding Aid: Paper, available in Reading Room