TACTICS

This page contains documents on military science and papers related to the history of the Vietnam War.

 

Tactics and command:

FM 7-7-3 FM 7-7 Chapter 3 - LEADING THE PLATOON AND SQUAD

FM 7-7-7 FM 7-7 Chapter 7 - PATROLLING

IN0497-1 IN0497-1 - LESSON 1: INFANTRY PLATOON TACTICAL DEFENSE

IN0497-2 IN0497-2 - LESSON 2: DEFENSE PLANS, OPERATION ORDERS, AND FIGHTING POSITIONS FOR SQUAD MEMBERS

IN0497-3 IN0497-3 - LESSON 3: COORDINATING WITH ADJACENT PLATOONS, AND EXECUTING A PLATOON DEFENSE

FM 90-10 App. C FM 90-10 Appendix C - HOW TO SELECT AND PREPARE DEFENSIVE POSITIONS IN BUILT-UP AREAS

FM 90-10 App. G FM 90-10 Appendix G - HOW TO ATTACK AND CLEAR BUILDINGS

FM 90-10-1 CH5 FM 90-10-1 Chapter 5 - FUNDAMENTAL COMBAT SKILLS

Jungle and unconventional warfare:

FM 72-20 FM 72-20 - JUNGLE WARFARE, WAR DEPARTMENT, 27 October 1944

FMFRP 12-9 FMFRP 12-9 - JUNGLE WARFARE, Fleet Marine Force Reference Publication, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, Headquarters United States Marine Corps, 27 April 1989

ALT Unconventional Warfare and the Principles of War by Major E. Deborah Elek, USMC

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APP-6A APP-6A Handbook - APP-6A MAP SYMBOLOGY, 2001

NATO phone. alphabet NATO Alphabet - THE NATO PHONETIC ALPHABET

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Survival and concealment:

FM21-76 FM 21-76 - US ARMY SURVIVAL MANUAL

Kamuflaż 1.0 CAMOUFLAGE 1.0 - principles and basic techniques of personal camouflage. An internal NAM manual which is an extract form the FM 21-7. Edition 1.0, December 2008.

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Historical publications on the Vietnam War:

Spring Invasion 1972 Airpower and the 1972 Spring Invasion, USAF Southeast Asia Monograph Series Vol. II, Monograph 3

1968 Tet by Villard The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue by Erik Villard, U.S. Army Center of Military History

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