Overview of the United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) Issuances

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Overview of the United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) Issuances

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances
Dates: 2003
Collection Number: 2004C33
Creator: United States. Army. Psychological Operations Battalion, 8th (Airborne)
Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Propaganda leaflets, flyers and broadsides, distributed in Iraq in conjunction with the Iraq War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Arabic

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2004.

Accruals

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Scope and Content of Collection

Propaganda leaflets, flyers and broadsides, distributed in Iraq in conjunction with the Iraq War.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Iraq War, 2003--Propaganda.
Iraq War, 2003--Psychological aspects.
Propaganda, American--Iraq.


Partial Collection Contents

box 1

Digital images of leaflets, flyers and broadsides for Iraq and Afghanistan 2003

Physical Description: 1 CD-R containing 85 files

Note

Handwritten on disc: PowerPoint IZ Products Leaflets Handbills Posters as of 11/06/03. JPEG AF Products Leaflets as of 02/19/03

Access Information

Use copies available on reading room workstation

Scope and Content Note

Contains two PowerPoint presentations that have side-by-side images of English and Arabic language versions of leaflets, flyers, etc. distributed by (or proposed for distribution by) Coalition Forces in Iraq circa April 2003. The rest of the files are JPEG images depicting leaflets and flyers for Afghanistan in English and in Dari/Pushto; a "trans" is appended to the file name for the Dari/Pushto language version of the English language item. There is little descriptive information accompanying the images. There are a few intertitles in one of the PowerPoint presentations, and a few brief labels like "front" and "back" and item numbers like "AF D160" on the JPEG files. The materials depicted are numbered with these prefixes: IZ, IZD, IZG, AF.
 

Rest of collection not yet described