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Doughboy soldiers' manuals WWI  

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Eight doughboy manuals from World War I

Various authors

Various places




Manuals on physical training, rifle handling, infantry drill, etc...


  • Signal Book of the United States Army. Government Printing Office, 1916.
  • Extracts from the Manual of Physical Training. Government Printing Office, 1917.
  • Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons. Government Printing Office, 1917.
  • The Infantry Soldier's Handbook by Major William H. Waldron. Beorge U. Harvey, [1917].
  • Ponton Manual. Government Printing Office, 1917.
  • Soldier's Handbook of the Rifle. Government Printing Office, 1918.
  • Manual for Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Army of the United States. Sherman Edition, Stewart and Kidd, 1918.
  • Engineer Field Notes. Engineer School, US Army, 1918.

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