Defence Historical Service
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The SHD consists of the "Centre historique des archives" at Vincennes, the "Centre des archives de l’armement et du personnel" at Châtellerault and a number of smaller repositories. In total the archives contain about 300 km of records of which 100 km are at Vincennes and 70 km at Châtellerault.