Documents of Executive Order 8616

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Title

Documents of Executive Order 8616

Description

This group of memos and letters trace the development of Executive Order 8616, which put Palmyra under the official management of the US Navy. Most date from 1939 offer a unique view into the process of how land was acquired by the military during World War 2.

Creator

US Navy

Source

Office of the Navy

Date

1939

Rights

Public Domain

Language

English

Files

Collection

Citation

US Navy, “Documents of Executive Order 8616,” Palmyra Archive, accessed November 16, 2018, http://www.palmyraarchive.org/items/show/203.

Comments

Allowed tags: <p>, <a>, <em>, <strong>, <ul>, <ol>, <li>

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