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Ambush: US Army Doctrine

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194 pages, with many illustrations, in an 8 x 11 inch format
ISBN: 1-886848-19-X {Item No.19} Price 20.00
Edited by Bruce A.Hanesalo


This book is a collection of eighteen reprints from U.S.Army manuals showing the evolution of U.S.Army ambush tactical doctrine from 1920 to 1980. Ambush will document from how U.S.Army in the 1920s hardly took any interest in ambush tactics to when the complexity of ambush tactics hit their peak during the Vietnam War and finally how it was simplified after that war.


CONTENTS
PART ONE. BEFORE VIETNAM
1.  WWI Night Ambush Patrol
2.  WWII Ambush Tactics
3.  On the Eve of the Korean War
4.  The Korean War Experience
5.  The Ranger Movement
6.  Early Special Forces
7.  On the Eve of the Vietnam War
8.  Ranger Training on the Eve of the Vietnam War
PART TWO. VIETNAM AND AFTER	
9.  The Handbook for U.S.Forces
10. Vietnam Ambush Patrolling
11. The U.S.Marines in Vietnam 1965-66
12. The U.S.Marines in Vietnam 1967
13. Advisor Instructions
14. Marine Corps Instructions after Vietnam	
15. Post Vietnam Infantry Ambush Doctrine
16. Mechanized Infantry Ambush Doctrine
17. Infantry Ambush Doctrine
18. Ranger Ambush Doctrine 1981
Bibliography
Index

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