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w. Public Welfare. Supervising public and private
institutions for the care of children, the poor, the handicapped
and the aged, and the encouragement of necessary
local organizations to operate such institutions.
x. Records. Keeping full and complete records for
the military commander of everything that is done by him
or under his authority in any of the above or other fields
of military government so that he may render an accurate
accounting. Such records will be essential at peace conferences,
before claims commissions, for investigatory
bodies and for historical purposes.
y. Miscellaneous. (1) In addition, the civil affairs
officer will be concerned with such other civilian activities
as may in any way affect the occupying forces or the war
effort of the United States and its allies. Cutting across
all of the foregoing activities will be problems common to
most or all of them, such as the selection and use of local
officials and personnel, matters of coordination and priority
and the obtaining of information and intelligence.
(2) Theater of Operations. Within each staff,
many problems will arise which will require coordination
between civil affairs officers and other sections whether
the operations be single, joint or combined. Members of
the civil affairs section of a staff will have relations with
other staff sections, in connection with mutual problems,
such as the following, illustrated from Army organization:
(a) For coordination and supervision1.
G-I. Procurement, classification, reclassification,
assignment, pay, promotion, transfer, retirement,
discharge, decorations, citations, honors,
awards, leaves of absence, furloughs, rewards,
and punishment of civil affairs personnel; internal
arrangements of headquarters, personnel
statistics; sanitation, burials.
2. G-2. Collection and transmittal of information
relating to the enemy population by, and transmittal
of intelligence to, the civil affairs
section; requisitions for maps; regulation of
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United States. War Department. Army-Navy manual of military government and civil affairs., book, December 22, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9811/m1/32/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.