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"Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons" translated from the French at the Army War College. It is inscribed inside "2nd Lieutenant Wakeman Hackett" and stamped on the front, "121st Regt. Field Artillery" (32nd Division). This manual contains basic information that had been developed by the French Army over years of Trench Warfare. It includes instructions on how to dig trenches and bunkers, laying barbed wire, use of grenades, and many other tactics. Profusely illustrated (click right arrow on image management to view).
Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons -WORLD WAR I -Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum

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