August 1944

Jungle Warfare

Volume 28, Issue 8

Jack DeChant

Jungle Warfare Continuing from the July issue a distillation of the best knowledge of jungle warfare gained by Marines who have fought in the Philippines, Guadalcanal, New Georgia, Bougainville, and New Britain. By Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, Va.

THE principles of scouting and patrolling as set forth in training manuals and bulletins are applicable to jungle patrols. Patrolling is carried on to secure information, to deny information to the enemy and to attack and destroy enemy patrols, groups, insolated detachments, dumps and key installations.

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