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The Japanese produced their first modern light tank in 1935. This vehicle, the Type 95 (1935), subsequently was standardized and manufactured in large numbers. With its improved suspension and hull, and its turret-mounting of a Type 94 (1934) 37-mm highvelocity gun, it represented a...read more

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German policy has consistently emphasized the development of highly mobile armies, and Germany's military successes have been gained in wars of maneuver. During the past 25 years the German High Command has become thoroughly convinced of the soundness of the Schlieffen theories of movement, ...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 16, 2014
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Germany is at present committed to a strategic defensive on her Western Front, and in recent months she has had to spur herself to feverish activity to add new fortifications on that front. Despite this recent emphasis on fortifications, however, there is no factual
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 Lieutenant) November 16, 2014
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The principal Germnan infantry weapons are here described in order to enable U. S. troops to identify and, when the opportunity exists, to operate them.'No attempt has been made to provide all the details necessary for the maintenance and repair of the weapons described.
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 Lieutenant) November 15, 2014
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Lack of information is a most fertile source of ex- aggeration, distortion, and legend which, if unrcfuted, eventually assume the stature of accepted fact. For years the Japanese were taken lightly as military antagonists, and the confidence of the Western World in its disdainful appraisal of...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 14, 2014
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British military terminology includes a number of words unfamiliar to U. S. troops. However, a more serious difficulty is caused by the fact that British usage includes many words identical with ours but having important differences in meaning; for example, gallon, ton, battery
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 Lieutenant) November 14, 2014
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Perhaps to a greater extent than any other army, the German Armed Forces employ military abbreviations on their maps and charts, on task force tables of organization, on direction and location sign posts in combat zones, on field orders, and, in short, in every case where abbreviations may...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 14, 2014
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The purpose of this study is twofold: to give U. S. troops a comprehensive picture of German antiaircraft artillery and its use, and at the same time to furnish U. S. antiaircraft artillerymen data by which they can compare German methods with their own. Although
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 HQ Batallón) November 12, 2014
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This text is the translation of the greater part of a German handbook designed to aid in squad training. The material illustrates, with a wealth of concrete examples, the basic tactics of the German rifle squad. These tactics differ somewhat from those of the U. S. squad, mainly in that the...read more

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FREDERICK THE GREAT, as the result of his experiences in the Seven Years' War, is credited with establishing the first General Staff in the history of military forces. This Staff was created to handle administrative details, thus releasing more time to the commanders for tactical considerations...read more

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