Unit Records - US Army
Selected World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict U.S. Army
Records at the National Archives and Records Administration
Among the large volume of military records in the holdings of the National archives and Records Administration of the United States are World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict U.S. Army unit records such as after action reports, lessons learned, and daily journals. These records are contained in Record Group 407 (Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1917-), Record Group 338 (Records of U.S. Army Commands), and Record Group 472 (Records of the U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia, 1950-1975, respectively. They are available for use at:
Office of Regional Records Services
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, Maryland 20740-6001
Telephone: 866-272-6272. The direct dial number is 301-837-2003
Washington National Records Center
4205 Suitland Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746-8001
Holdings: Records center holdings for Federal agency headquarters offices in the
District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia; Federal agency field offices in
Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia; Federal courts in the District of Columbia; and U.S. Armed Forces worldwide.
Non-textual records such as motion pictures, photographs, maps aerial photos, video and audio tapes, etc., are also located at the National Archives at College Park.
Copies of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Conflict U.S. Army morning reports and rosters are available only by mail from the National Personnel Records Center in St. Louis, Missouri.
National Personnel Records Center
Military Personnel Records Branch
9700 Page Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63132