Combat Leader's Field Guide: 13th Edition

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Stackpole Books, Jan 1, 2005 - Reference - 384 pages
• A guide to small unit dismounted combat operations, extensively updated to include both the latest doctrine and lessons learned from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
• Covers the equipment, operations, and individual combat skills essential for soldiers and others who must act as infantry
• Essential for Army infantry leaders at the platoon and company level, Special Forces troops, Air Force security and patrol services, Marines, and other Army branches who operate as infantry when needed

The basic skills all soldiers must know to prevail on the battlefield, including battle drills for offense and defense operations, patrols, construction and emplacement of fighting positions, use of weapons and artillery, mines and explosives, land navigation and map reading, communications, individual security and camouflage, and combat medicine (first aid).
 

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Contents

Pre ace Acknowledgments
UNIT COMBAT OPERATIONS
The Battlefield
Command and Control 3 Movement
Offense
Defense
Tactical Enabling Operations 7 Patrolling
Urban Operations
First
Reporting Enemy Information
Individual Movement and Security
NBC Nuclear Biological Chemical warfare
Radio Sets Procedures and Field Antennas
Field Expedient Antiarmor Devices
Armored yehicle Recognition Appendix B Operational Graphics
Minefields and Minefield Recording

Combat Support and Combat Service Support
SOLDIER COMBAT SKILLS 10 Call for and Adjust Indirect Fire
Camouflage Concealment and Decoys
Land Navigation and Map Reading
Fighting Positions
Platoon and Squad Organization
Organic and Supporting Weapons
Acronyms and Abbreviations
References
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Sergeant Major Brett Stoneberger, U.S. Army (Ret.), has served both as an instructor and infantry unit leader. He has over 26 years experience and is highly decorated.

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