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National Security Agency 60th Anniversary | Photos

Last year, the National Security Agency (NSA) celebrated its 60th anniversary by releasing a flip book entitled, NSA’s 60 Years of Defending Our Nation. The flip book uses historical photos and records from the NSA archives and from presidential libraries. The NSA was officially founded on Nov. 4, 1952, by President Harry S. Truman, and allowed the U.S. Department of Defense to consolidate its disparate cryptological services. Though officially founded in 1952, the NSA traces its lineage to the U.S. Army Signal Intelligence Service.


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