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September 17, 2015

We were prepared for insect remains, for paper fragments, for rust, and for sand. We were not prepared for typhoid, not prepared for napalm, not prepared for shelling during a picnic.

Beginning in December 2014, and continuing for 163 man-hours through June 2015, Archives Technician Michael Carroll and I processed the new Record Group 492, Syria-Lebanon mission records. We removed 9 pounds of rusted metal fasteners and rehoused records in 775 acid-free folders,...

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