Army ground forces light aviation.

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"This manual is a guide for the military personnel of Army Ground Forces units who are concerned with organic light aviation. It describes the training, tactical employment, administration, maintenance, and supply of Army Ground Forces light aviation" (p. 1). The index begins on page 171.

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iv, 176 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.

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United States. War Department. September 1947.

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  • Main Title: Army ground forces light aviation.
  • Added Title: War Department field manual ; FM 20-100.
  • Series Title: War Department field manual

Description

"This manual is a guide for the military personnel of Army Ground Forces units who are concerned with organic light aviation. It describes the training, tactical employment, administration, maintenance, and supply of Army Ground Forces light aviation" (p. 1). The index begins on page 171.

Physical Description

iv, 176 p. : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.

Notes

"This manual supersedes FM 6-150, 30 August 1944. "

Contents: Chapter 1. General -- Chapter 2. Individual training -- Chapter 3. Tactical training and employment -- Chapter 4. Special missions and operations -- Chapter 5. Supply, administration, maintenance, and flying regulations -- Chapter 6. Higher headquarters light aviation -- Chapter 7. Light aviation with armored units -- Chapter 8. Engineer light aviation -- Chapter 9. Field artillery light aviation -- Chapter 10. Infantry light aviation -- Chapter 11. Signal light aviation -- Appendix I. Army Air Forces light aviation provided for use by Army Ground Forces units -- Appendix II. Check sheet for inspection of unit air section -- Appendix III. Flight maneuvers -- Appendix IV. The Brodie Device -- Appendix V. Target spotting range -- Appendix VI. Puff target range -- Appendix VII. Army Air Forces forms and records -- Appendix VIII. Installation of SCR 619 in L-4 and L-5 aircraft -- Appendix IX. The gap calibrator and methods of operation -- Appendix X. Sample engineer air reconnaissance report forms -- Index.

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

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  • September 1947

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  • Aug. 31, 2010, 10:25 p.m.

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United States. War Department. Army ground forces light aviation., book, September 1947; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc28312/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.