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U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office Website

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Index & Directory


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Links to subjects (listed in alphabetical order)

African-American History

Aids to Navigation

Air Operations

Air Stations

Aircraft (various types of aircraft, both fixed-wing and helicopters)

Alaska

Antarctica

Archives (Coast Guard Historical Archive)

Arctic

Artifacts (Historic Artifacts, their preservation & the Coast Guard Artifact Program)

Asian American and Pacific Islander History

Auxiliary

Aviation History

Battle Streamers

Bear (USRC, USCGC, USS Bear)

Bibliography

Blueprints

Books in Print on Coast Guard History

Buoy Tenders

Captains of the Port & Port Security

Casualties

Chaplain of the Coast Guard

Civil War

Coast Guard Historian's Office

Coloring Books

Commandants (CCG): (Previous); (Current)

Commissioned Officers (History of)

Core Values

Cutters

D-Day (Normandy, 6 June 1944)

Decorations

Disasters (Maritime) (Natural)

Documents (Historically Important Documents, Publications & Papers)

Donations to the Historical Program (documents, photographs, artifacts, scrapbooks, etc.)

Drawings (Architectural)

Drug Interdiction

Enlisted Personnel (History of)

Environmental Protection

Famous Coast Guardsmen

Fisheries

Flag Officers (Retired) (Current)

Flags, Pennants & Streamers

Frequently Asked Questions

Helicopters

Hispanic-American History

Historian's Office

Historic Documents

History

History Near You

Hurricane Relief Operations

Ice Operations (including Icebreaking, Arctic & Antarctica Operations)

Interdiction (Law Enforcement)

Kids & Teachers (coloring books, lesson plans, etc.)

Korean War

Law Enforcement

Leaders

Library (Historical Reference Library)

Life Saving Service

Light Stations

Lighthouse Board

Lighthouse Drawings (Architectural)

Lighthouse Establishment

Lighthouse Lenses

Lighthouse Service

Lighthouses & ATON

Lightships

Logos (including flags, pennants, seals & streamers)

LORAN

Logbooks (Cutters & Stations)

Manuals (official publications)

Marine Disasters

Marine Safety

Marine Environmental Protection

Marine Resource Protection/Enforcement

Mascots

Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (MCPOCG): (Previous); (Current)

Medals & Awards

Memorials

Migrant Interdiction

Minorities

Movies (Featuring the Coast Guard)

Munro, Douglas

Museum

Muster Rolls

Narcotic Interdiction

National Security

Native American History

Normandy, France (Operations Neptune & Overlord, 1944)

Officers

Official Publications

Oil Spills (Historically significant)

Oral Histories

Organization: Organizational History

Painting Regulations (Aircraft, Cutters, Stations, etc.)

Pearl Harbor (7 December 1941)

Personnel Records (official service records)

Photographs (or donate photos)

Pigeons (Project Sea Hunt)

Plans (Blueprints, drawings, etc.)

Port Security

Prohibition (1920-1933)

Publications

Quasi-War with France (1798-1800)

Racing Stripe

Ranks & Ratings

Regulations (Historically important official publications, COMDTINSTs, etc.)

Rescue

Reserve

Retired Flag Officers

Revenue Cutter Service

Seals (including emblems, flags, logos, pennants, service seals & streamers)

Search and Rescue

Service Records (Personnel Records, Medical Records)

Sinbad

Sources for Coast Guard History

Spanish-American War

Teachers & Teaching Aids (lesson plans, coloring books, etc.)

Traditions (Coast Guard & predecessor services)

Uniforms

Vietnam War

U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office & History Program

U.S. Coast Guard History

U.S. Life-Saving Service History

U.S. Lighthouse Service History

U.S. Steamboat Inspection Service History

U.S. Revenue Marine & Revenue Cutter Service History

Vice Commandants (VCG): (Previous); (VCG - Current)

Warrant Officers

Wars

War of 1812

What's New on the Coast Guard Historian's Office Website?

World War I

World War II

Women's History (female lighthouse keepers, women in the U.S. Coast Guard, etc.)


Additional Resources:

Coast Guard Artifacts

Coast Guard Archival Collection

Coast Guard Historian's Office

Coast Guard History Near You (artifacts, museums, etc. listed by location.)

Coast Guard Museum

Sources of Coast Guard History

Do you wish to donate something to the Coast Guard History Program?  Information on the U.S. Coast Guard's Archival & Artifact Collections.


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