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