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World War II battlefield communications

Author: Gordon L Rottman; Peter Dennis; Martin Windrow
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, N.Y. : Osprey, 2010.
Series: Elite series, 181.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Perhaps the biggest difference in the fighting between the two world wars lay in the invention of the man-portable radio that allowed for a greater degree of tactical coordination than ever before. Gordon L. Rottman provides an informative study of the use of small radios, field telephones, signal flares and ground-to-air signaling that revolutionized the battlefield"--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon L Rottman; Peter Dennis; Martin Windrow
ISBN: 9781846038471 1846038472 9781849082853 1849082855
OCLC Number: 449845252
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Means of tactical communications. Field telephones --
Radios --
Visual signals : flare and smoke projectiles --
Smoke grenades and candles --
Signal flags --
Marker panels --
Signal lights --
Arm and hand signals --
Messengers --
Audible signals --
Unit communications equipment. United States --
Britain and Empire/Commonwealth --
Soviet Union --
Germany --
Japan --
Communications procedures. Phonetic alphabets --
Morse code --
Times and dates --
Documents : security classifications --
Message precedence --
message center operations --
Communications countermeasures --
Signal units. Divisional units --
Infantry regimental and battalion signal elements : United States --
Britain and Commonwealth --
Soviet Union --
Germany --
Japan --
Unit Communication systems.
Series Title: Elite series, 181.
Responsibility: Gordon L. Rottman ; illustrated by Peter Dennis ; consultant editor Martin Windrow.
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