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Topics of Interest Concerning the 29th Division, WWII Infantry and Related Topics (Many of which have been compiled by our members, others are on referenced sites).

 

 Uniform & Equipment

29th Division Insignia

WWII Army Regulations on Dogtags

WWII Serial Numbers

Ribbons Bars - Decorations and Awards

WWII Army, Insignia Placement on 4 Pocket Blouse & Cap

WWII Army Regulations for Marking Clothing and Equipment

Marking of Clothing

WWII Army Footwear

U.S. Army WWII Gasmasks

Footlocker Gear - An Example of Proper Layout

What To Buy

Dating the M-1 Steel Helmet

Dating WWII Uniforms and Equipment

G.I. Papers, Forms, I.D., etc.

 

 Weapons

CMP M1 Garand Manual

FM 23-5 U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30, M1, 1940

Though this is from 1952, it is an interesting parallel to WWII: Use of Infantry Weapons and Equipment in Korea - 1952

 

 Operations

Recruit Binder

Unit Handbook

Table of Organization and Equipment of the 29 Infantry Division as structured in 1943

Standard US Infantry Company Structure

Manual of Arms - Video

FM 7-5 Organization And Tactics Of Infantry

FM 7-5 The Rifle Battalion

FM 7-10 Rifle Company Manual

FM 7-15 Heavy Weapons Company

FM 7-20 Infantry Battalion

FM 7-25 HQ Company Rifle Regiment

FM 7-30 Supply And Evacuation

FM 7-35 Antitank Company And Platoon

FM 7-37 Cannon Company – Rifle Regiment

FM 7-40 Rifle Regiment

FM 17-5 Armored Force Drill

FM 17-10 Armored Force Tactics And Techniques

FM 17-20 Employment Of Armored Units Recon Platoon And Co

FM 17-30 Tank Platoon

FM 17-33 The Armored Battalion

FM 21-25 Map And Aerial Photograph Reading

FM 21-26 Advanced Map And Aerial Photograph Reading

FM 21-30 Military Symbols

FM 21-75 Scouting Patrolling And Sniping

FM 22-5 Infantry Drill Regulations, 1941

FM 22-5 Infantry Drill Regulations

FM 100-5 Operations

FM 100-10 Administration

FM 101-5 The Staff Officers Bible - Annotated

TB-GT-70 Rifle Platoon

29th Ranger Battalion

29th Div Rifle Co Class Notes – Carlisle - 2015-06-27

Army Life

Cherbourgh And Caen D Day Map – US Army 1944 – Front

Cherbourgh And Caen D Day Map – US Army 1944 - Back

Fall In by The America Legion – Basic Info for the New Recruit

Forming The Company

Ground Combat Doctrine

Leadership

Minefield and Wire Breaching

The Forward Observer In WWII

The Platoon

The Soldier's Handbook, 1941

World War II – Radio Communications

 

* Reference Sites

90th ID Library

George Duncan Fact Sheet of WWII

U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum – WW2 Section

U.S. Army War College Library and Archives

World War II Living History & Reenacting Information from Hardscrabble Farm

 

 Supplies & Equipment

At The Front

What Price Glory

World War II Impressions

World War Two Ration Technologies

Hogan Quartermaster Depot Reproduction K-Rations

VGCA Gun Show, Manassas VA

The Nations Gun Show, Chantilly VA