Accession Number : ADA310205

Title :   Counterinsurgency Operations.

Corporate Author : MARINE CORPS WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA310205

Report Date : 22 DEC 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 199

Abstract : This publication presents the tactics and techniques utilized by Marine Corps landing forces in counterinsurgency operations, including guerrilla and counterguerrilla operations. This manual outlines the origin, objectives, and characteristics of counterinsurgency operations, as well as the tactics and techniques employed by guerrilla forces. It takes its departure from the U.S. Marine Corps publication, Small Wars Manual, 1940, and places emphasis on the planning and conduct of operations against guerrillas by Marine Corps forces.

Descriptors :   *MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS, *COUNTERINSURGENCY, MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), COMBAT SUPPORT, LOGISTICS, CIVILIAN POPULATION, COMMUNICATIONS COUNTERMEASURES, MARINE CORPS TRAINING, GUERRILLA WARFARE, LANDING FORCES, LIMITED WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE