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FM 17-30 Tank Platoon (October 1942)

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Part of the US Armored Forces in World War Two Series
146 pages, with over 200 illustrations, in 8Ĺ x 11 inch format,
ISBN: 1-886848-26-2 {Item No.26} Price 20.00
Edited by Bruce A.Hanesalo


This is the first book in our U.S.Armored Forces in WWII Series. This series was published originally in 1942 to instruct the greatly expanded Armor branch in the details of tank tactics. This volume is a reprint of FM 17-30 Tank Platoon (October 1942). It contains hundreds of illustrations of the basic common sense of the doís and dontís of armored warfare. Being designed to instruct tens of thousands of new soldiers, it is remarkably clear and down to earth. An excellent book for anyone who wants to learn the basics of tank tactics, especially in World War Two.


CONTENTS
Title Page
Table of Contents
Chapter	1. General	
Chapter 2. Training	
I.  General	
II. Terrain
III.Weapons and ammunition
Chapter 3. Control, orders, and reconnaissance
Chapter 4. Marches
Chapter 5. Security 
Chapter 6. Offensive action
I.  General	
II. Tank Crew
III. Tank Platoon
Chapter	7. Defense
Index

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