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 Teniente) 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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 Teniente) 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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 Teniente) 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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 Teniente) 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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 HQ Batallón) November 12, 2014
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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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 Teniente) November 08, 2014
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The Germans have long devoted a large part of their national energies to both the study and the application of the science of war. The German Army which was built up under the Nazi regime and which challenged the world in 1939 was the final product of this study. It represented the fruition of...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 06, 2014
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The purpose of this study is to provide a concise description of Japanese infantry weapons. The successful operations of United Nations forces on Guadalcanal, New Guinea, New Georgia, and the Aleutians have resulted in the capture of large amounts of Japanese materiel. Many types of this...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 06, 2014
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This is a translation of a captured German field manual on the tactics of the motorized infantry regiment and battalion when used as part of the German armored division. In accordance with the principle that "the chief task of motorized infantry is cooperation with tanks," the aim of the German...read more

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 HQ Batallón) November 06, 2014
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The document here published is based upon a study made by the French General Staff immediately after the armistice. A lost war never permits the leaders of a defeated Army to rest and demands insistent searching for the reason of the defeat, but victory breeds self- confidence and a disposition...read more

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