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Government Documents on Military History: Congress

Government Documents on Military History

Congressional Publications

Congressional committee hearings, prints, and reports are excellent sources of military history information. These committees are responsible for funding and conducting oversight of military programs along with approving new legislation and revising existing legislation. Use indexes such as the congressional serial set and CIS Index listed above to start your search.

Congressional Record (Online 1994-present) Here from 1951-2007 Available online through the ProQuest Congressional Serial Set. Contains the text of congressional debate, legislation, and recorded votes.

Congressional Globe  (1833-1873) Register of Debates (1824-1837) and Annals of Congress (1789-1825)


ProQuest. Congressional Serial Set 1789-1969 (Purdue users only for online ed. Includes congressional debate publications and congressional committee hearings from 1824-1979)

Congress Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War (Civil War)

 

House Armed Services Committee
(Rep. Jim Banks(R-IN) is a member of this committee)

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents

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House National Security Committee 1995-1998

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents 1947-1994, 1999-present, HERE for selected House Military Affairs Committee documents (pre-1947), and HERE for selected House Naval Affairs Committee documents (pre-1947)

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Title 10, U.S. Code United States Armed Forces and Title 50 U.S. Code  War & National Defense HSSE DOC Y 4.AR 5/2:T 53/2000

House Veterans Affairs Committee.
(Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) is a member of this committee.)

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents.

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Commission on Security & Cooperation in Europe

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents

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Senate Armed Services Committee

Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) is a member of this committee.

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents (1947-present),
HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog Senate Military Affairs Committee documents (pre-1947), and HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog Senate Naval Affairs Committee documents (pre-1947).

January 12, 2017 confirmation hearing of James Mattis to be Secretary of Defense

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House Appropriations Committee.
(Rep. Peter Visclosky (D-IN) is a member of this committee)

HERE and HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents.

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Senate Appropriations Comm. (Appropriations Committees are excellent sources of project expenditure information)

HERE and HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents.

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Senate Veterans Affairs Comm.

HERE for selected fulltext Hathitrust catalog documents.

HSSE DOC Y 4.V 64/4:


Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan

Congressional Budget Office

Government Accountability Office

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