Training Manuals

Training in barbed wire

Given the importance of barbed wire during the First World War, it came as no surprise that in the Second World War there would be considerable emphasis on instructing soldiers in its use.

Notes for new military instructors

With the rapid expansion of the military early in the Second World War, there was a need for a manual such as this, with basic guidelines for officers and NCOs who had never before been involved in instructional duties.

Orders for machine gun units

An infantry officer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, used this British military manual during the Second World War.