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Cover Title Year Audience File Size

1908-1919:

V00395 Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909 (Reprinted with Amendments) 1912 United Kingdom 7,548 KB
V00372 Musketry Regulations, Part I, 1909 (Reprinted with Amendments) 1914 United Kingdom 12,280 KB
V00398 Musketry Regulation, Part II, 1910 (Reprinted with Amendments) 1914 United Kingdom 6,669 KB
V00394 Infantry Training (4-Company Organization) 1914 United Kingdom 17,418 KB
V00401 SS135J – The Division in Attack 1918 United Kingdom 4,912 KB

1920-1938:

V03327 Section Leading 1928 United Kingdom 4,840 KB
V01443 Infantry Training: Training and War 1937 United Kingdom 12,695 KB

1939-1975:

Page_zps11e19548 Manual of Map Reading, Photo Reading and Field Sketching 1929 (Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1 to 4)) 1939 United Kingdom 7,140 KB
V00418 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 26, Range-Finder No. 12, 1946 (Reprinted with Amendments (No. 1)) 1949 United Kingdom 4,496 KB
1950-UK-InfTrgVolIV Infantry Training, Volume IV, Tactics, Infantry Section Leading and Platoon Tactics
1950 United Kingdom 7.04 MB
The training manual for up to platoon level tactics in the infantry battalion, with information on how to equip the section and co-operation with the support company, including the medium machine guns, mortars and carriers.
V00415 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part I – Mechanical Subjects 1951 United Kingdom 11,953 KB
V00416 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part II – Drills and Training 1951 United Kingdom 18,010 KB
V00417 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part III – Fire Control 1951 United Kingdom 9,889 KB
V01507 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part III – Fire Control 1951 Australia 3,798 KB
V03106 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part II – Drills and Training, 1951 (Amendments (Nos. 1)) 1952 United Kingdom 713 KB
V03107 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part II – Drills and Training, 1951 (Amendments (Nos. 2)) 1951 United Kingdom 379 KB
V02846 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part III – Fire Control, 1951 (Reprinted with Amendments (Nos. 1 to 3)) 1954 United Kingdom 3,692 KB
V00379 Volume II, Infantry Heavy Weapons, Pamphlet No. 24, The Medium Machine Gun, Part III – Fire Control, 1951 (Amendments No. 4) 1959 United Kingdom 598 KB
V00064 Volume I, Infantry Platoon Weapons, Provisional Pamphlet for The General Purpose Machine Gun 1962 United Kingdom 4,413 KB
V00094 Volume I, Infantry Platoon Weapons, Pamphlet No. 6B, The General Purpose Machine Gun (Sustained Fire) (All Arms) 1968 United Kingdom 3,559 KB

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