Tank destroyer, towed gun platoon.

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Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the towed tank destroyer platoon.

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103 p. : ill., diagrs. ; 18 cm.

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United States. War Department. April 1, 1944.

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  • Main Title: Tank destroyer, towed gun platoon.
  • Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 18-21.
  • Alternate Title: Tank destroyer field manual, towed gun platoon
  • Alternate Title: Towed gun platoon
  • Series Title: War Department field manual

Description

Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the towed tank destroyer platoon.

Physical Description

103 p. : ill., diagrs. ; 18 cm.

Notes

"1 April 1944."

Includes index.

Contents: I. General -- II. Movements -- III. Bivouacs -- IV. Positions in readiness -- V. Reconnaissance of combat area -- VI. Positions -- VII. The fire fight -- VIII. Separate missions -- XI. Secondary missions -- X. Answers -- Index.

Listed in 1944 Monthly catalog, p. 707.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

An ongoing project, A-to-Z encompasses U.S. federal government documents published prior to 1960. We are digitizing the documents alphabetically, starting with the call number A, which includes agricultural documents. By popular demand, the A-to-Z Collection also contains vintage War Department field manuals and technical manuals.

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  • April 1, 1944

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  • March 15, 2010, 9:06 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Tank destroyer, towed gun platoon., book, April 1, 1944; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11809/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.