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Military Intelligence: Counterintelligence By War Department
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Basic Field Manual FM 30-25. Surprise was highly important to the success of American forces in minimum time and with minimum loss. It was dependent not only upon rapidity of movement, but upon the... More > efficiency and effectiveness of counterintelligence measures. The object of this manual was to enumerate and clarify the various measures that could be adopted to destroy the effectiveness of the enemy intelligence system. These measures were either negative, designed to conceal the American forces' actual situation and intentions or to counteract injurious propaganda within American lines, or positive, designed to create in the mind of the enemy false conceptions of the American situation and intentions or capabilities. Originally published 15 February 1940 by the War Department, Washington, D.C.< Less
Japanese Ground and Air Forces Manual By War Department
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Military Intelligence Information Service Bulletin No. 14. This bulletin was prepared in response to requests from units in the field. Originally published in 1942 by the War Department, Washington,... More > D.C., as a soft cover booklet measuring 6 × 9 inches. Contents: Introduction; Aircraft Identification; Landing Craft Identification; Soldiers Weapons, Equipment, and Uniforms; Bridging Equipment; Artillery; Armored and Other Vehicles; Chinese and Japanese Characters; Japanese Alphabets; Insignia of Rank: Commissioned Officers and Non-commissioned Officers; Identification of Japanese Equipment Taken from Japanese Snipers by U.S. Troops in the Philippines. 131 pages; 20 color insignia drawings; 85 B&W photos; 45 illustrations; 9 three-view illustrations; 3 two-view illustrations; 1 plan-view illustration; 3 side view illustrations; 6 charts; 4 appendices.< Less
Instructions in Bayonet Fighting By War Office
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In 1907, the War Office of Great Britain authored a new Bayonet training manual. Intended to update the Bayonet training section of the 1905 Training Manual, this short text lays out a course for... More > training raw recruits in the use of the Bayonet affixed to the, then standard, Lee-Enfield bolt action repeating rifle. Measuring as much as 53" long with bayonet affixed, and tipping the scales at a bone crushing 8.8 lbs., half spear, half club, the rifle with bayonet made a truly dangerous melee weapon; and the British soldiers were expected to become familiar with it. To that end, the manual lays out a regiment of 17 lessons consisting of drills lasting an hour a day over the course of twelve days leading eventually to "Assaulting" or "Loose Play."< Less
Instructions in Bayonet Fighting By War Office
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In 1907, the War Office of Great Britain authored a new Bayonet training manual. Intended to update the Bayonet training section of the 1905 Training Manual, this short text lays out a course for... More > training raw recruits in the use of the Bayonet affixed to the, then standard, Lee-Enfield bolt action repeating rifle. Measuring as much as 53" long with bayonet affixed, and tipping the scales at a bone crushing 8.8 lbs., half spear, half club, the rifle with bayonet made a truly dangerous melee weapon; and the British soldiers were expected to become familiar with it. To that end, the manual lays out a regiment of 17 lessons consisting of drills lasting an hour a day over the course of twelve days leading eventually to "Assaulting" or "Loose Play."< Less
The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two Study Guide consists of approx. 44 pages of summaries and analysis on The Good War: An Oral History of World War Two by Studs Terkel.
Hampshire at War: An Oral History 1939-1945 By Patricia Ross
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The people of Hampshire tell of their experiences during the second world war in their own words.
History of the American Civil War (Volume 1) By John William Draper
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History of the American Civil War (Volume 1)
Preventive War And Its Alternatives: The Lessons Of History By Dan Reiter & Strategic Studies Institute
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The 2002 National Security Strategy suggested preventive attacks, diplomacy, deterrence, and other policies as means of curtailing threats presented by the spread of nuclear, biological, and chemical... More > (NBC) weapons to terrorists and rogue states. Dr. Dan Reiter, the author of this External Research Associates Paper, analyzes which mix of these policies might best and most cost-effectively address the NBC threat, with special focus on preventive attacks. The past performances of preventive attacks, diplomacy, deterrence, and other policies as means of curtailing the NBC threat are analyzed. The author’s central findings are that preventive attacks are generally unsuccessful at delaying the spread of NBC weapons; that deterrence, especially nuclear deterrence, is highly successful at preventing the use of NBC weapons by states; and that diplomacy has had moderate and perhaps unappreciated success at curtailing the spread of NBC weapons.< Less
Simple History A simple guide to World War I By Daniel Turner
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Jump into the muddy trenches of the World War I and discover the story of one of the bloodiest wars in history! On the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting... More > weapons, tanks, planes & technology of battle. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way. Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next episode? Designed for children aged 9 -12< Less
Survivors: Family Histories of Surviving War, Colonialism, and Genocide By Al Carroll
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This is a collection of Northern Virginia Community College students accounts of their family members surviving war, colonialism, and genocide. Included are American Indian, Afghan, Bengali,... More > Cambodian, Greek, Indian, Iranian, Namibian, Nigerian, Pakistani, Palestinian, Puerto Rican, Polish, Salvadoran, South African, and Vietnamese accounts.< Less

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