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U.S. Army Ordnance Research and Development in World War II: A Review By U.S. Army
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NEW REVISED AND ENLARGED 2011 EDITION! Written just after the war, this report reviews the activities of the Ordnance Department’s research and development of small arms, ammunition, artillery,... More > bombs, armored and unarmored vehicles, aircraft armament, rockets and launchers, fuels, lubricants, rubber, steel, and ballistics, from 1940 through 1945. 108 photos, 27 illustrations, footnotes.< Less
Boeing CH-47 Chinook Helicopter Pilot's Flight Operating Manual By U.S. Army
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The Boeing CH-47 is one of the world’s most versatile and efficient helicopters. With its twin engines and twin contra-rotating props eliminating the torque problems found on single-engine... More > helis, all of the C-47 Chinook’s 10,000 hp is available to provide lift and thrust. Used for civilian applications including passenger service, cargo hauling, fire fighting and logging, it has also had a long career in combat and military support. Over 22 nations past and present have utlized it for troop movement, resupply, evacuation of wounded, and emplacement of artillery and vehicles. With a lifting capability of close to 25,000 lbs., it can even lift a damaged Chinook in a pinch! This CH-47 flight operating manual is used by the U.S. Army for instructional purposes . It tells pilots nearly everything they need to know before entering the cockpit. Although it has been slightly reformatted, this reprint contains all of the original text in its entirety.< Less
FM 6-0 Mission Command By U.S. Army
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Field manual (FM) 6-0 is the Army’s keystone manual for mission command. It presents overarching doctrinal guidance on command, control, and the mission command warfighting function. The... More > doctrine in FM 6-0 provides a foundation for developing subordinate field manuals on specific aspects of mission command. FM 6-0 also forms the foundation for training and Army Education System curricula on the exercise of mission command in full spectrum operations.< Less
ATTP 3-90.15 Site Exploitation Operations By U.S. Army
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This Army tactics, techniques, and procedures provides doctrinal guidance and considerations for Army forces conducting site exploitation operations. It replaces FM 3-90.15, Sensitive Site... More > Operations, 25 April 2007. Site exploitation doctrine now includes all sites that have the potential to yield valuable information, whether or not they are designated as sensitive. Site exploitation is an enduring and integral mission in support of full spectrum operations.< Less
Camouflage: Basic Principles (Field Manual FM 5-20) By U.S. Army
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This manual covers general camouflage principles. Coverage includes how to know what to conceal, how to conceal it, the types of materials and equipment to be used for concealment and how simple... More > reduction of visual clues can be an effective means of camouflage. This was the manual used to begin instruction on camouflaging all types of Army ground installations, positions, equipment, weapons, aircraft, airfields, vehicles, and personnel. Originally published in February 1944 by the War Department, Washington, D.C. 86 pages, 112 B&W photos and illustrations, 16 color photos and illustrations.< Less
Identification of United States Armored Vehicles By U.S. Army
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Basic Field Manual FM 30-40. This manual was to serve as a guide in the identification of armored vehicles of the U.S. Only those armored vehicles of the U.S. then in current operation are covered.... More > Most vehicles are shown using four photos: a three-quarter view, a rear view, a top view, and a side view. There is no other information given for the individual vehicles; this is an identification guide and was intended to be used by the individual soldier to learn to quickly identify the various vehicles. Originally published 9 January 1943 by the War Department, Washington, DC. 56 pages, 92 photos.< Less
Research, Development and Production of Small Arms and Aircraft Armament of the Japanese Navy [Ordnance Technical Intelligence Report No. 19] By U.S. Army
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Covers the research, development and production of small arms and aircraft armament produced by and for the Japanese Army through the end of WWII. Detailed information on Japanese weapons: pistols,... More > rifles, submachine guns, machine guns, automatic cannon, grenade discharger, body armor, spears, swords, bow and arrows, and other crude devices being prepared for use by the general populace to meet Allied invasion. Reprinted in a 1971 by an unidentified publisher. All of the many photographs (most illustrating the various weapons) and illustrations were reproduced from the original report. Originally published 13 March 1946 by the Office of the Chief Ordnance Officer, General Headquarters, Army Forces, Pacific. 120 pages, 71 photos, 20 drawings, 7 tables.< Less
TC 25-20 A Leader's Guide to After-Action Reviews By U.S. Army
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This training circular (TC) is a leader's guide on how to plan, prepare, and conduct an AAR. It supplements and expands the guidance in Field Manual (FM) 25-101. Competent leaders must understand and... More > apply the techniques and procedures which produce good AARs. Key is the spirit in which AARs are given. The environment and climate surrounding an AAR must be one in which the soldiers and leaders openly and honestly discuss what actually transpired in sufficient detail and clarity that not only will everyone understand what did and did not occur and why, but most importantly will have a strong desire to seek the opportunity to practice the task again.< Less
Japanese Parachute Troops By U.S. Army
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Military Intelligence Information Service Bulletin. This manual provides information about the Japanese paratroopers during the war, including training, organization, tactics, operations, planes,... More > parachutes, weapons, uniforms and insignia, equipment, and rations. Originally published during the war by the War Department. 67 pages, 25 photos, 2 drawings, 5 charts, 6 figures, 5 organization charts.< Less
Japanese Defense Against Amphibious Operations By U.S. Army
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Detailed intelligence report covers the structures and weapons utilized by the Japanese forces in defending against Allied amphibious operations. Most of the photographs have been seldom published... More > elsewhere, and depict both the weapons and the various fortified positions encountered by Allied forces. Originally published in February 1945 by the Military Intelligence Division, War Department, Washington, DC, as Special Series No. 29. Contents: Tactics and Organization; Tactics; Fortifications and Airfields; Japanese Coast Defense Guns (machine guns to heavy artillery); Detection and Communication (radar, radio, searchlights). 129 pages, 91 photos, 2 drawings, 6 maps.< Less