Documenting the American Military Experience in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars

Wilczek, Eliot
Soyka, Heather
2014

This essay reviews the challenges of documenting the American military experience in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. It looks at the appraisal challenges presented by the complexities of counterinsurgency warfare. It then examines the nature of current military records with a focus on their volume and mix of structured and informal documents and data. Finally, it reviews the recordkeeping challenge... read more

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Tufts Published Scholarship
Subjects
Appraisal of archival materials.
Records--Management.
Iraq War, 2003-2011--United States--Documentation.
Afghan War, 2001--- United States--Documentation.
United States. Army--Records and correspondence.
Genre
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/000113
Original publication
Soyka, Heather and Eliot Wilczek. “Documenting the American Military Experience in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.” American Archivist 77, no. 1 (Spring/Summer 2014): 175-199.
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