Dog transportation.

Description:

A manual describing the use of sled dogs as a means of military transportation in Arctic regions.

Creator(s): United States. War Dept.
Creation Date: August 19, 1943
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection(s):
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
World War Two Collection
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Publisher Info:
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 19, 1943
  • Digitized: October 2009
Description:

A manual describing the use of sled dogs as a means of military transportation in Arctic regions.

Note:

"19 August 1944".

Supersedes FM 25-6, Dog team transportation (4 January, 1941).

Chap. 1. Sledge dogs -- Chap. 2. Sledging equipment -- Chap. 3. Kennel management -- Chap. 4. Individual and team training -- Chap. 5. On trail -- Chap. 6. Transportation of dog teams -- Chap. 7. Specific loads for detachment of infantry -- Chap. 8. Pack dog transportation -- Index.

Listed in 1944 Monthly catalog, p. 1317.

Physical Description:

139 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.

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Keyword(s): canis lupus familiaris | dogs | animal husbandry | sledge dogs | Siberian Husky | rescue dogs | military rescue operations | Arctic transportation | Eskimo dog | Malemute | Samoyede | pack dogs | war dogs | military transportation | animals
Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 25-6.
Series Title: War Department field manual
Partner:
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Collection:
Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project
Collection:
World War Two Collection
Identifier:
  • OCLC: 8379449 |
  • GOVNO: W 1.33:25-6/2
  • UNTCAT: b2444200 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc9908
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text