Armored infantry battalion.

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Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."

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iii, 168 p. : ill., diagrs. ; 17 cm.

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United States. War Department. November 1944.

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  • Main Title: Armored infantry battalion.
  • Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 17-42.
  • Series Title: War Department field manual

Description

Describes "the tactical employment of the armored infantry battalion, both as part of a larger force, and when acting independently."

Physical Description

iii, 168 p. : ill., diagrs. ; 17 cm.

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"November 1944."

Includes index.

Contents: 1. General -- 2. Training -- Control, communication, liaison -- 4. Marches and bivouacs -- 5. Security -- 6. Offensive action -- 7. Defensive action -- 8. Special operations -- 9. Headquarters and headquarters company -- 10. Service company -- 11. Medical detachment -- Appendix I. Illustrated problem (attack of a position) -- Appendix II. Field inspection of an armored infantry battalion -- Index.

Listed in 1945 Monthly catalog, p. 126.

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  • November 1944

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United States. War Department. Armored infantry battalion., book, November 1944; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11808/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.