August 1944

Jungle Warfare

Volume 28, Issue 8
Author: 

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.

If you are an MCA&F Member

Click here to login and view all Leatherneck and Marine Corps Gazette articles

OR Join the MCA&F to continue reading

By becoming a member of the Marine Corps Association & Foundation, you gain access to the entire library of articles from Leatherneck Magazine and the Marine Corps Gazette. Click here to sign up online and continue reading this article

Jack DeChant