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FM 72-20: Jungle Warfare

Field manual 72-20 describes the difficulties of military operations in a jungle and explains how they may be overcome.
It describes how military units may most easily navigate a jungle, and is designed to amplify accepted tactical doctrine and techniques when applied to jungle operations.
It tells how to solve the problems of supply and establishes the methods that must be practiced for individual and group survival.

History

  • 1954-07-12: Jungle Operations [pdf]
  • 1944-10-27: This manual [pdf] supersedes FM 31-20, 15 December 1941, including all changes.