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Dear Mr. Pizarro,
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We searched the National Archives Catalog and located the series Operational and Historical of Aviation Command and Units, 1950-1960 in the Records of the U.S. Marine Corps (Record Group 127) that contains 3 files related to Strongback. The series Records Relating to Korean War and Early Cold War Operations and Training, 1948-1962 in Record Group 127 contains 1 file related to Exercise Strongback and 55 files related to the 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion; plus, the series Correspondence, 1952-1964 in Record Group 127 includes records related to Strongback, too. These records have not been digitized. Please contact the National Archives at College Park - Textual Reference (RDT2) at email@example.com for access to and information about these and similar records.
We also located the series Moving Images Relating to Military Activities, ca. 1947 - 1980 in the Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer (Record Group 111) that contains 1 file related to Operation Strongback that may be of interest to you. This film has been digitized and can be viewed online in the Catalog. You may contact the National Archives at College Park - Motion Pictures (RDSM) at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have about these records.
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thank you for your reply- i have seen the video but will act on the other literature you mentioned that may help my research...