Accession Number : ADA315694

Title :   The World War II Ordnance Department's Government-Owned Contractor-Operated (GOCO) Industrial Facilities: Radford Ordnance Works Transcripts of Oral History Interviews,

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER DISTRICT FORT WORTH TX

Personal Author(s) : Neville, Ashley M. ; McClane, Debra A.

PDF Url : ADA315694

Report Date : MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : This report presents the transcripts of oral history interviews conducted as part of an effort to document the construction and World War II-era operations of the Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RAAP), near Radford, Virginia. This project was undertaken as part of a larger Legacy Resource Program demonstration project to assist small installations and to aid in the completion of mitigation efforts set up in a 1993 Programmatic Agreement among the Army Materiel Command, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Multiple State Historic Preservation Officers concerning a program to cease maintenance, excess, and dispose of particular properties. As part of the larger project to develop the national historic context of seven sample installations on a state and local level, the major focus of the project at RAAP was to document the impacts that the facility bad on the state and local environments.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY HISTORY, *MUNITIONS INDUSTRY, *MILITARY DOWNSIZING, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, ENVIRONMENTS, ARMY FACILITIES, HISTORY, INDUSTRIAL PLANTS, ORDNANCE, PRESERVATION.

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE