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FM 70-15: Operations in Snow and Extreme Cold

Field manual 70-15 describes principles and doctrine applicable to operations conducted under conditions of snow and extreme cold in any type of terrain. They are not limited to operations in those portions of the world which are usually designated as "Alpine" or "Arctic."


  • 1951-10-26: Superseded by FM 31-70, FM 31-71 and FM 31-72.
  • 1944-11-04: This manual [pdf][NLM] supersedes FM 31-15, Operations in Snow and Extreme Cold, 18 September 1941, including C 1, 16 April 1942; and C 2, 29 September 1942.