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portant military and civilian locations within the area, re-
stricted and "off limits" areas, and other matters on which
they can advise and help the troops. (See fig. 24.)
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Figure 24. Military police furnish information and advice to
members of Allied and United States armed services.
65. REGISTRATION OF INDIVIDUALS. a. In occu-
pied enemy territory and, where necessary, in other parts of
the theater of operations, the military police may be re-
quired to conduct a registration of the civilian population.
As far as practicable, the actual registration is performed
by the local civil authorities under civil affairs or military
police supervision. When local registration is conducted
under supervision of the provost marshal, it is usually ad-
visable to set up in the community one or more places of
registration at which the civil population is ordered to ap-
pear. Upon registering, each individual is issued a card or
similar document containing such information as his name,
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