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US Army, TM 30-430, Chapter IV, 15 March 1946.


The copy digitized was borrowed from the Marshall Center Research Library, APO, AE 09053-4502.


TM 30-340, Handbook on USSR Military Forces, was “published in installments to expedite dissemination to the field.” TM 30-430, Chapter IV, 15 March 1946, “Semi-Military Organizations,” is a brief chapter describing militarized governmental organizations including security services, signal and transportation organizations, youth organizations, and partisans.

This manual is listed in WorldCat under Accession Number: OCLC: 19989681

A Note on Scholarly Usage
Since revised editions of Army manuals are customarily issued with the same manual number and title as the previous editions, the minimal scholarly citation must contain the date of issue. The minimum unambiguous citation for this chapter is TM 30-430, Chapter IV, 15 March 1946.