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Cover Title Year Audience File Size

1908-1919:

V00539 Field Service Pocket Book 1914 United Kingdom 7,181 KB
V00355 Field Service Pocket Book (Reprinted with Amendments) 1916 United Kingdom 12,744 KB

1920-1938:

V00878 Field Service Pocket Book, Countries other than India 1926 United Kingdom 8,296 KB
FSPB1926-WE Field Service Pocket Book, War Establishments 1926 United Kingdom 462 KB
V00879 Field Service Pocket Book, Part II – India 1928 United Kingdom 8,522 KB
V00880 Field Service Pocket Book 1932 United Kingdom 6,496 KB

1939-1975:

V01829 No. 1 – Glossary of Military Terms and Organization in the Field 1940 United Kingdom 991 KB
V00357 No. 1 – Glossary of Military Terms 1944 United Kingdom 638 KB
V01857 No. 2 – Orders and Intercommunication 1939 United Kingdom 1,811 KB
V01587 No. 2 – Orders and Communication (Reprinted with Amendments Nos. 1 and 2 and A.T.Ms. (Nos. 39 and 42)) 1941 United Kingdom 1,722 KB
V01831 No. 2 – Orders and Intercommunication, 1939 (Amendment No. 7) July, 1942 United Kingdom 286 KB
V01832 No. 3 – Intelligence, Information and Security 1939 United Kingdom 1,348 KB
V00358 No. 3 – Abbreviations 1944 United Kingdom 1,204 KB
V01833 No. 4 – Field Engineering 1939 United Kingdom 1,547 KB
V00359 No. 4 – Appreciations, Orders, Messages, and Intercommunication 1943 United Kingdom 1,355 KB
V01834 No. 5 – Billets, Camps and Bivouacs, Camp Cooking and Water Arrangements 1939 United Kingdom 1,064 KB
V00360 No. 5 – Signal Codes 1944 United Kingdom 1,393 KB
V01836 No. 6 – Mechanized Movement by Road 1939 United Kingdom 904 KB
V01590 No. 6 – Mechanized Movement by Road 1941 United Kingdom 1,521 KB
V00361 No. 6 – Intelligence – Information and Security 1944 United Kingdom 1,571 KB
V00362 No. 6A – Conventional Military Symbols 1943 United Kingdom 1,152 KB
V01835 No. 7 – Movement by Sea, Rail and Air 1939 United Kingdom 797 KB
V00363 No. 7 – Field Engineering 1944 United Kingdom 1,993 KB
V01837 No. 8 – Protection Against Gas 1939 United Kingdom 767 KB
V01592 No. 8 – Protection Against Gas 1941 United Kingdom 730 KB
V01838 No. 9 – Supply and Replenishment of Material in the Field 1939 United Kingdom 744 KB
V01593 No. 9 – Supply and Replenishment of Material in the Field (Reprinted with Amendments (ATMs 31 and 39)) 1941 United Kingdom 567 KB
V01839 No. 9A – Ammunition Code 1939 United Kingdom 1,033 KB
V00364 No. 9 – Movement by Road and Rail 1943 United Kingdom 1,109 KB
V01840 No. 10 – Medical Services 1939 United Kingdom 987 KB
V01594 No. 10 – Medical Services (Reprinted with Amendments (ATM No. 39)) 1941 United Kingdom 957 KB
V00365 No. 10 – Gas 1943 United Kingdom 1,014 KB
V01595 No. 11 – Discipline, Office Work and Burial Parties 1939 United Kingdom 737 KB
V02987 No. 12 – Miscellaneous Tables and Data, 1939 (Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1 to 4) and ATM No. 40) 1941 United Kingdom 1,453 KB
V00366 No. 13 – Discipline, Office Work, Pay and Burial Parties 1943 United Kingdom 1,633 KB

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