US Cryptologic History

Joseph Page II filed this request with the National Security Agency of the United States of America.


From: Joseph Page II

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Special Series Crisis Collection Volume 2: The Suez Crisis: a Brief COMINT History (previously released under FOIA case #61753 on 08-04-2010)

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically.

The end result of this request is to have the documents made public - if this is better served by posting it on your Declassified Documents website (, so be it. If you can save the government a dime or two, skip the postage, post the document electronically, and just let me know - I'd be extremely grateful.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

From: National Security Agency

A cover letter granting the request and outlining any exempted materials, if any.

From: National Security Agency

A copy of documents responsive to the request.