Chapter 16. Some General Considerations

The end of hostilities in Europe and the Far East brought on a period of speedy demobilization. Overseas theaters of operations engaged in the transitional activities of shrinkage in numbers and planning for a future dominated by considerations of relief and rehabilitation, on the one hand, and political reorganization, on the other. The Signal Intelligence Service, ETOUSA, ceased to exist. On 15 September 1945, the Signal Security Agency passed administratively from the Signal Corps to become part of the Military Intelligence Service, War Department. It became the Army Security Agency. The resources for producing radio intelligence for the army in Europe were soon placed under command of a regional authority, ...

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