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Military History and Military Science: Libraries and Research Organizations in the U.S.

Army Library Program Reference Center
The Army Library Program Reference Center provides access to the home pages of federal government and selected organizations of the Defense Separtment and the U.S. Armed Forces. It includes links to Army libraries, Congressional Research Service reports, the Department of Homeland Security home page, the United States Code, and much more. Other features of this web site are professional reading lists for military history, military publications online such as the Defense Department's Early Bird, and Ask A Librarian, an online contact with military librarians.

Combat Studies Institute
The Combat Studies Institute of the U.S. Army's Command and General Staff College has a web page that includes publications and abstracts for theses, and links to a large selection of military history sites and military organizations. One link, prepared by a member of the Society for Military History, lists over 200 military history sites organized chronologically and by topic.

Federation of American Scientists
This web site provides easy access to a large and diverse list of publications on military and defense issues, including weapons control, weapons agreements, Congressional Research Service reports, Government Accounting Office reports, and Defense Department reports. There are also links to news reports and electronic reference tools.

Military Education and Research Library Network [MERLN]
This consortium links a group of military libraries and research organizations and accesses many of their electronic resources. Libraries in the consortium are associated with the following institutions: Air University, Command and General Staff College, Joint Forces Staff College, Marine Corps University, Naval Postgraduate School, Naval War College, Air Force Academy, Army War College, Coast Guard Academy, Military Academy, and Naval Academy.

Society for Military History
The Society is dedicated to promoting the study of military history in the United States. The web site describes military history programs, lists future conferences, and has links to Internet sites focusing on military studies in the United States and Europe.

United States Air Force. Air War College
The Air War College web page has online and printed reference sources covering every aspect of air warfare. Air War College studies and other U.S. government publications on Air Force-related issues are accessible on this site.

United States Air Force. Historical Research Agency
This agency is responsible for publishing reports on Air Force unit lineage, organizational histories, and papers on prominent Air Force officials.

United States Army. Institute of Heraldry
Databases include rank and soldier insignia, awards, decorations, medals, distinctive unit insignia, flags, and coats of arms. Best viewed in Internet Explorer version 5 or above.

Vietnam War Archive at Texas Tech University
One of the largest Vietnam War collections in the United States comprising 4 million pages of publications and manuscripts, 1.5 million pages of microfilm, 2,000 maps, and 30,000 photo and video images.

Women and the Military
Minerva is an privately-funded corporation dedicated to promoting research on the contributions of women, past and present, to military organizations worldwide. The site provides access to publications and resources on the subject.

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