TITLE

Civilians Prepare

PUB. DATE
October 1940
SOURCE
New Republic;10/14/40, Vol. 103 Issue 16, p511
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the London, England-based Home Guard Training School opened by Tom Wintringham, ex-communist and one-time commander of the British Battalion in Spain, to train guerilla tactics for civilians. Argument given by Wintringham, explaining that civilians unfamiliar with guerilla tactics was the soft spot in any democracy at war; Information that his Training School trains 500 volunteers a week; Claims made by a soldier that, it is possible to learn more in the Training School, than in years of army life.
ACCESSION #
14749510

 

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