TITLE

Men-at-Arms

AUTHOR(S)
Wintringham, Tom
PUB. DATE
October 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;10/13/41, Vol. 105 Issue 15, p465
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on Great Britain's organization Home Guard that trains new soldiers. Efforts of Home Guard in maintaining discipline without punishment or pay; Information on Home Guard being the cheapest force of its size; Report on the source of power for ammunitions for the training school of the Home Guard; Information on beginning of Home Guard as Local Defense Volunteers; Recruitment in the Home Guard except of those reserved for industries and those who were over age; Information on incoming of rifles and machine rifles and machine guns from the U.S.; Opinion of the author on arming the people of Britain not only for their own defense but also for own morale; Report on people who dislike Home Guard; Information on Home Guard being a democratic body; Focus on success of Home Guard in spite of opposition, neglect and money-meanness; Teaching of guerrilla war and street fighting by the author and his colleagues in the organization.
ACCESSION #
14691086

 

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