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links to other web sites. The following web sites are other sources of
government and civilian produced military manuals and similar items which
Military/Info generally doesn't have available.
Other Primary Sources of Military Manuals
Commercial Sources of Manuals and Related Items
Other Websites with connections to sources of Military Manuals
Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA)
Military Technology Websites
Websites with current Military Information
Military History Websites with Detailed Information
Weapon Specific WebsitesThe Vickers Machine Gun
Military Technology Discussion Groups
Other Notable Websites
Closed or Inactive Sites
Army Doctrine and Training Digital Library (ADTDL)
The CALL is the U.S.Army's online military lessons learned database. The
unclassified sections are open to the public. You can download publications it
produces. It can be very informative and interesting. [Note that you need to
set your browser (Internet Explorer) security settings at medium
and cookies at high to see this site, otherwise all you will
get is a blank screen]
The Joint doctrine website publishes the U.S.Military's manuals concerned with the combined operations of the U.S.Army, Airforce, Navy and Marine Corps. This is the equivalent of the U.S.Army's Digital Training Library. Note that the documents require a Acrobat 4.0 to read and that the documents also have color pictures which may or may not be a problem for you to print.
This is the current official public source of printed U.S.Army manuals. The
last time I looked they had a catalog of 5500 current manuals online with the
ability to get over 30,000 more. You can also order Airforce and Navy manuals
The U.S.Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences
produces and number of manuals of it's own like the Combat Leaders Guide and
Commander's Battle Staff Handbook and other items.
An source of aircraft flight manuals. They appear to have hundreds of
manuals available. If you are interested in aviation manuals Aero Tec-Data is
worth looking into.
Asiapac has a fine line of the Military classics of Ancient China done a
amusing cartoon format, including all the original text. You can find the the
classics in their Online shop, under Strategy and
Leadership section, then goto English comics.
This is a military document photocopy service specializing in
World War II Tables of Organization and Equipment. TO&E's are very hard to
find and the Military Research Service should prove to be useful addition
Paladin Press is and has been a source of many military manuals reprints
over the past thirty years as well as many original books on military subjects.
They are source worth looking at. But as they say "Paladin offers
outrageous and controversial books and videotapes". Over the past thirty
years they have had more than their share of trouble because of it.
Portrayal Press is the primary reprinter of military vehicle manuals.
Currently has hundreds of vehicle manuals for sale and other books on military
subjects. So if you are looking for a military technical manual reprint on a
vehicle they are place to go.
[Unfortuately when I last checked on 8 September 2012 they were going out of buisness because of health reasons]
This site offers a number of translations of Russian Military Manuals for
sale, done by an expert translator.
The Warrior Press publishes "The Ranger Digest" which is a series of booklets on modern combat fieldcraft. They are inexpensive and are loaded with ideas. The site also has a number of free tips.
The main club dealing with military vehicles. The MVPA is concerned with
almost anything about military vehicles and they have an extensive web site.
Also they have links to almost anyone who has an interest in military
A very large site devoted to linking to everyone on the World Wide Web that
has useful information on military subjects.
Simonides is a very large web site specializing in promoting military
history and archaeology. They have a very large number of links to other
related sites and appear to be expanding quickly. Also they sell a large series
of CD ROM's contains manuals on many military vehicles.
This is the central web site for finding World War Two books on the
Internet. If you are looking for books on the Second World War this is the
place to go. This site has book reviews, lists of forthcoming books and a want
list service. It also has directory listings and web links to most of the major
publishers and book dealers specializing in military books in the English
speaking world and beyond.
A website which specializes in Tactical Intelligence. It has a wealth of
information, links and tools for people interested in Battlefield Intelligence
gathering. While it is not part of the U.S.Government, it will amaze you with
all the things which they make available. But note that this site does not like
A club who's main interest is in the history and preservation of the many
coastal fortifications which dot the coasts of the United States. Also the
giant ordnance which the coastal fortifications were equipped with. They also
have a number of their own unique publications on the history of American coast
A website designed to display U.S.Army technology and to provide links to military contractors. It displays the cutting edge of military technology
This is the most extensive site on Night Vision Equipment I have so far found on the web. They a both sell night vision equipment and have a fair amount of data on the equipment available.
This is a very good intelligence website, designed to keep the concerned public up to date about current happenings related to war and peace.
This is a very nicely done website, with a lot of detailed information. It is a recommended site for students of the history and science of fortification. They are even working a CD-ROM containing the information on their website.
A website devoted completely to the Korean War. A true military history site, with a wealth of detail attached. Including weapon information.
A very done site on the famous French Maginot Line. One of the World's great pieces of military engineering. With numerous maps and illustrations. While this site is mainly in French, it can be understood.
This is a well done site specializing on The Military Horse. To quote them: "The Society is engaged in the preservation of and research upon, knowledge of the horse, and other equines, in their employment in a military role. This includes the study of, and distribution of knowledge upon, this topic as well as upon the equipment and tack associated with the military equipment of horses, horse soldiers, horse drawn artillery and military horse transport."
This is a website devoted completely to the British Vickers Machine Gun.
This is a international research/discussion group site based in the United States, maintaining a forum for people who want the discuss the historical military technology of fortification and artillery, new books and research issues.
This site has a great number of useful links to other Fortification sites on the web. He also has his articles (in German) on Fortification available there. But what I like most is that he also has available the only plan I have ever seen of the inside layout of Ft.Drum (the concrete battleship of Manila bay fame).
Closed or Inactive Websites (Including ones now closed to the public)
Below are sites which closed, no longer accesssable to the public or inactive. They deserved to be remembered.
A good idea in its time, a victim of the times
Original comments on this website...The ADTDL is the U.S.Army online military manual library. The public can
view and download any of the several hundred current military manuals which the
U.S.Army has made available. This web site was design for use by both U.S.Army
and the general public, with the public being locked out of the restricted
manuals. Their are some problems. Unless you have a fast modem, fast computer,
fast printer, have the right plug in's, and a lot of time you may have problems
actually obtaining a manual. But it is possible to have access to current
Army Administrative Electronic Publications [No longer accessable]
A victim of the times
Original comments on this website...This is the U.S.Army's site for Army Regulations (AR's), the manuals that
really run the U.S.Army on a daily basis. Generally AR's are numerous, seem
like they cover every conceivable subject, hard to find (especially old one's)
and change constantly. They can also be are real education in what the U.S.Army
is suppose to do. Believe it or not at one time in history they all fit into a
single book. Now they need a small library with many bookcases to house
Marine Corps Doctrine Manuals (USMC) [No longer accessable]
Another victim of the times
Original comments on this website...This webpage is the U.S.Marine Corps digital manual library. It part of the
Marines Corps doctrine divisions website. While it does list their manuals and
it does have a number of manuals which can be downloaded, the list is far from
complete and the whole site is generally under construction. When it comes down
downloading or viewing the manuals it has the same problems as the U.S.Army's
digital training library above.
A great loss
Original comments on this website...This is one of the finest military content sites on the World Wide Web. It
has many articles and links to many other sites. It is a must for anyone
interested in modern military operations in cities.
Navy Fact File [Closed]
Original comments on this website...Courtesy of the U.S.Navy, an extensive series of fact sheets on modern U.S.Navy Ordnance and ships.
A great loss
Original comments on this website...An excellent website devoted to Railway Gun Technology. With many pictures and links.
M240B Gunners Training Page [Closed]
Original comments on this website...This is a website devoted completely to the technical aspects of the M240B Machine Gun (7.62mm). The site works best in Internet Explorer.
The Roman Army by Gary Brueggeman [Inactive]
Hopefully it will reopen
Original comments on this website...It is unusual for us to point out websites which deal with technological subjects which are don't have at least some technology which has been developed within the last two hundred years. But this site is so outstanding in the amount of technological information that it gives, that it should be looked at.
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