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DRAKE SEAGER, Edward R (d 1996)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Drake Seager
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: DRAKE SEAGER, Edward R (d 1996)
Date(s): Created [1953], 1994
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 files
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Attended British nuclear tests, Monte Bello Island, Western Australia, 1952, and Emu Field, Australia, 1953; Indoctrinee Force Coordinator, BUFFALO nuclear tests, Maralinga, Australia, 1956.


Scope and content/abstract:

'Operation BUFFALO: the indoctrination of serving officers. AWE Report No T1/93', official Atomic Weapons Establishment report on a nuclear warfare training programme for British Army officers held during the BUFFALO atomic tests at Maralinga, South Australia, 1956, written by Drake Seager in 1994 using contemporary notes and reports. 'British atomic trials', copy of printed article by Drake Seager, [1953].

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

2 files

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided forresearch use only. Requests to publish original material should besubmitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for MilitaryArchives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide available on-line at, and in hard copy in the Centre'sreading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Placed in the Centre by Drake Seager in 1995.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Jun 1997

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