Historic Documents

Documents, including copies, reproductions and scans of documents, reports, articles, publications, etc., detailing the U.S. Coast Guard and its five predecessor agencies: the Revenue Cutter Service, the Life-Saving Service, the Lighthouse Service, the Bureau of Navigation, and the Steamboat Inspection Service from the Coast Guard Archives and Special Collections, Coast Guard, and National Archives.

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1941 World Affairs & The Coast Guard" by RADM Russell R. Waesche, USCG

Article entitled "World Affairs and the Coast Guard -- An Insight Into the Official Plans and Expanded Duties of the U.S. Coast Guard During the National Emergency," by Rear Admiral Russell R. Waesche, Commandant, USCG. Coast Guard Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 1 (February, 1941), pp. 5-6.

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