Cmh Pub 104-3 Night Combat

Cmh Pub 104-3 Night Combat
Title:
Historical Study: Night Combat
Format:
Paperback
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GPO Stock Number:
008-029-00617-1
ISBN:
9780160935039
Description

Written by a group of former German generals and general staff officers from a German point of view, Night Combat discusses the principles of night combat (orientation, reconnaissance, security, movements, attack, pursuit, defense, position warfare, exercise of command, physical and psychological factors), Russian night combat methods (offensive and defensive operations, retrograde movements, partisan warfare), German night combat methods (movements, reconnaissance, offensive and defensive movements, retrograde movements), and training (individual, weapons, and unit). Contains maps and detailed training schedules.

ITEM AVAILABLE DATE 07/01/17.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION .........1

CHAPTER 2. PRINCIPLES OF NIGHT COMBAT

I. General............................................................... ............................ 4

II. Physical and Psychological Factors.............................................. 4

III. Exercise of Command................................................................... 5

IV. Orientation..................................................................................... 6

V. Reconnaissance............................. ................................................. 6

VI. Security ............. ............................................................................. 7

VII. Movements..................................................................................... 7

VIII. ASIlembly........................................................................................ 8

IX. Attack............................................................................................ 9

X. Pursuit..................................................................................... ...... 12

XI. Octense ............................................................. ............................. 13

XII. Retrograde Movements................................................................. 15

XIII. Position Warfare............................................................................ 16

CHAPTER 3 . RUSSIAN NIGHT COMBAT METHODS

I. Characteristics snd Training of the Russian Soldier................... 19

II. Movements..................................................................................... 20

III. Reconnaissance ............................................................................. 21

IV. Infiltration ....................................................................................22

V. Offensive Operations ...................................................................27

VI. Defensive Operations ...................................................................29

VII. Retrograde Movements ..............................................................30

VIII. Partisan Warfare ..........................................................................30

CHAPTER.4. GERMAN NIGHT COMBAT METHODS

I. Movements..................................................................................... 32

II. Reconnaissance.............................................................................. 33

III. Offensive Operations ..................................................................... 33

IV. Defensive Operations........................... ......................................... 37

V. Retrograde Movements.................. ............................................. 38

CHAPTER 5. TRAINING

I. General........................................................................................... 42

II. Individual Training ........................................................................ 43

III. Weapons Training ............................. ............................... .............. 44

IV. Unit Training.............................................................. ................... 44

APPENDICES I-VII. Training Schedules ........................................................................ 46

MAPS

1. General Reference Map .......................................................................................... vi

2. The Region around Shala.. .......... ........ ........ ............... ............................ ................. 23

3. Russian Infiltration by Night (17-21 August 1943) ............................................... 25

4. German Preparations for a Night Attack (30 September-2 October 1941) .......... 35

5. German Surprise Attack by Night (21 January 1944) ........................................... 36

6. German Night Withdrawal (2.5-27 September 1943) .............................................. 40

Audience

This may be of interest to members of the miltiary, as well as veterans, historians, and military leaders.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$9.00
International Price:
$12.60
Publisher:
Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History
Author:
  • Toppe, Alfred
Notes:
Reprinted with a new 13 digit ISBN and barcode in 2016.
Key Phrases:
  • Center for Military History Publication 104 3
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia
  • German Report Series
  • World War II
  • Military History
  • Army History
Weight:
0.375
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Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
09/30/2016
Last Status Update:
03/04/2019
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