US Intelligence Publications of WWII

US Intelligence Publications of WWII
The Intelligence Bulletins, Special Guides, and others were designed primarily for the use of officers and enlisted men. They were vehicles for disseminating to them the latest information received from Military Intelligence sources. In order to insure the widest possible use of these documents, the contents were not highly classified.

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Intelligence Bulletin Extra: June 1946
Contents: Moroccan Goums , Soviet Tanks in City Fighting , Sweden Turns to Jets , The Red Army Infantryman , Alamo Scouts , The German Kamikazes , Soviet Hand Grenades , Name, Rank, Serial Number-Plus! , Punishment by Example

Intelligence Bulletin Extra: May 1946
Contents: BW-An Analysis of Biological Warfare as a Weapon , On the Way!-The Employment of Mortars in the Red Army , Noise That Kills , Under the Star and Crescent-The Turkish Army , The Electric Gun-German Experiment with Electrically Launched…

Intelligence Bulletin Extra: April 1946
Contents: Guided Missiles - The Weapon of the Future , Compulsory Military Training in the U.S.S.R. , Defense by Flame , German Combustible Cartridge Cases , Credit - Where It's Due , Black Dragon , German Induction Mine Detonator , Hasty…

Intelligence Bulletin Extra: March 1946
Contents: Preparedness in the Atomic Age , The Little Man, Japenese Undercover Intelligence in Japan , Red Army Officers' Corps , Von Rundstedt Explains-Reasons for Germany's Defeat , Operation Easter Egg-German Plan for Sabotage Depots , Japanese…

Contents: Souvenirs , Morale and Security , Tactics , Jap Weather for October , Mines and Grenades , Amour (U.S. Forces Encounter Old Jap Tankette; Jap Flame Tank) , Weapons , Miscellaneous

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 12: August 1945
Contents: Latest Tactical Ideas , Jap Defenses in Batangas , Artillery on Okinawa , Jap Commando Units , Jap Walkie-Talkie , City and Town Defense , Okinawa and Iwo Defenders Well Fed and Equipped , The Jap Holes In , Jap Air Tactics at Okinawa , Jap…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol 3 # 11 July 1945
Contents: The Human AT Mine , Combat Methods of Small Raiding Parties , Combat Lessons from Okinawa , Tombstone Hill , The Most Effective Jap Tank , How to Fight Americans-A Jap Commander's Pep Talk , Jap Weather , Japs' Booby-Trap Ammunition Dumps…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 10: June 1945
Contents: Jap Defense of a Town-Tanks Join the Banzai Charge , The Officers are Getting Knocked Off , Japanese Field Artillery Methods , Minefield Patterns in the Defense of Iwo Jima , Kempei-The Japanese Military Police , Close Combat with Tanks ,…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 9: May 1945
Contents: Japanese Withdrawal Tactics in Central Burma , Iwo Jima , The Bamban Hills-A Prepared Defense of Rough Terrain , TNT-A Preliminary Report on Jap Demolitions in Manila , Shoot 'Em Back ,  The Heavy Mobile Punch , Allied Combat Efficiency…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 8: April 1945
Contents: Breakneck Ridge-A Lesson in Jap Defensive Tactics , A Short History of Japanese Military Rifles , A Jap Report on U.S. Tactics , Japanese Development of Rocket Weapons , More Notes on Booby Traps and Firing Devices , Recent Minefield…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 7: March 1945
Contents:  Germany's Rocket and Recoilless Weapons , PW Interrogation: The Germans Mean Business , Mines in the Spotlight , How to Throw the Panzerwurfmine , In Brief , Leyte Veterans Talk About Japs , Mines and Booby Traps on the Burma Road , New…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 6: February 1945
Contents:  Fortress Battalions and How They Are Used , More Notes on Antitank Tactics , Discovered in Combat , Rounding Up the Booby Traps , The German Volkssturm , Japanese Diversionary Tactics , The 150-mm Mortar , Enemy Mines on Leyte ,…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 5: January 1945
Contents: The Japanese G.I. , Tank Hunters , Japanese Combat Tactics , The Imperial Rescript , Explosive Bullets , 50-mm Smoke Grenade , Beach Mines ,  Pillbox Warfare in the Siegfried Line , A Battalion Commander Looks Us Over , The New 88 and Its…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 4: December 1944
Contents: New Pottery Land Mine Introduced on Leyte Island , Japanese Minefield Tactics in the Southwest Pacific , They Learned by Experience , Japanese Officers Hold a Critique , More Notes on Field Fortifications , Model 100 Grenade Launcher…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 3: November 1944
Contents: Ambush Works Both Ways , How We Fight - Mixed Jap Opinions , How the Japs Concealed Barge-Unloading Points , In the Admiralties - Fanatic Jap Rushes Withered by Steady U.S. Defense , Japanese Cave Defenses on Biak Island , Home-Made…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 2: October 1944
Contents: U.S. Enlisted Men Discuss Enemy Tactics in France , German Patrol Methods in Italy , German Forward Positions in Defense , Tank Talk , Recent Use of Mines in France and Italy , A General Review of Japanese Weapons , Defenses of Cape…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. III, No. 1: September 1944
Contents: Defense Plans for Eniwetok Atoll , U.S. Enlisted Men Discuss the Japanese Soldier , Use of Antitank Mines in the Arakan , A Gun That Sat on a Burma Bottleneck , Sniper Training , Japanese Landing Craft Most Frequently Encountered , New…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 12: August 1944
Contents:  Reconnaissance Methods , Problems of Defending the Admiralty Islands , Two Bridge Demolitions in Burma , Japanese March Plan for a Night Withdrawal , Ruses on Kwajalein , Prefabricated Booby Trap , New Wire-Cutting Technique ,  Tactics of…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 11: July 1944
Contents:  How the Enemy Defended the Town of Ortona , A German Defense Area on the Anzio Front , Flame-Throwing Pz. Kw. 3 , More Notes on Mines and Booby Traps , Booby-Trap Igniters , Combat Smoke Screens Recently Used in Italy , Warning Markers for…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 10: June 1944
Contents:  U.S. Soldiers Describe Enemy Methods in Italy , Ground Tactics of German Paratroops , How Paratroops Clear Fields for Gliders , New German Rifle for Paratroopers , Rations as a Factor in Paratroop Efficiency , A German's Reaction to a…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 9: May 1944
Contents: Japanese Positions in the Defense , Japanese Defensive Tactics , How a Fiji Patrol Got 47 Japs Without Loss , Supplementary Notes on Enemy Booby Traps , Japanese Night Attacks , How the Japanese Mark Trails for Night Use , Supplementary…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 8: April 1944
Contents:  Recent Tactics and Ruses in Mountainous Terrain , Camouflage Against Air Observers , German Prisoners Discuss the Pz. Kw. 6 , Portable Flame Throwers , Notes on German Vehicle Markings , Training Principles of the German Army ,  Japanese…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 7: March 1944
Contents:  Defense of Betio Island , How Japanese Defended Hilly Jungle Country , Molotov Cocktail Employing a Fuse , Intelligence Notes , Camouflage Notes ,  Military Leadership, as the Germans See It , A Prepared Defensive Position in Italy , A…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 6: February 1944
Contents: Notes on Japanese Jungle Defense (Introduction, Tactics, Positions, Obstacles) ,  Von Arnim Discusses Junior Leadership , Camouflage in Sicily , Concentrating the Fire of 81-mm Mortars , Close-Quarter Fighting and Withdrawal , Notes on…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 5: January 1944
Contents: How the German Army Uses Smoke in Combat , How Infantry Battalions Develop for the Attack , Camouflage Against Ground Observers , New Heavy Tank: The Pz. Kw. 5 (Panther) , British Comments on German Use of Tanks , German Combat Tactics in…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 4: December 1943
Contents:  Defense Against Airborne Forces , Notes on Air Tactics Used by Japanese , How Japanese Raiders Demolish Artillery , Japanese Defense Notes , Supplementary Notes on Booby Traps and Mines , Japanese Sentries , German Machine Guns and Notes…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 3: November 1943
Contents:  German Soldier Describes Terror of Sicily Retreat , Six-Barrel Rocket Weapon (The Nebelwerfer 41) , Principles of Defense Against Airborne Troops , Weaknesses of Artillery Defensive Positions , Tactical Employment of Flak in the…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 2: October 1943
Contents:  New Self-Propelled Gun , Notes on Winter Use of Infantry Weapons , Improvement of Defensive Positions , Road Discipline; Action by All Arms vs. Planes , Street Fighting by Panzer Grenadiers , The Germans in Combat-As Seen by the…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. II, No. 1: September 1943
Contents: Land Mines, Grenades, and Booby Traps , New Japanese Weapons for Infantry Squad , Type 98 AA,AT Gun , Japanese Comment on U.S. Resistance in Philippines , Comments on Japanese by British Soldiers ,  German Rules for Use of Contamination…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 12: August 1943
Contents: U.S. Wounded Discuss Axis Mines and Booby Traps , Teller mines, S Mines, and Notes on Their Use , Tank Hunting , Engineer Assault Tactics , Miscellaneous (Instructions in Case of Capture, Prisoners' Ruse, Use of Roving Guns) , AT Mine and…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 11: July 1943
Contents:  Methods of Employing Tanks with Infantry , Combat in High Mountains, Snow, and Extreme Cold , Antitank Tactics as Seen by U.S. Combat Personnel , 75-mm Assault Artillery , New 75-mm Antitank Gun , Tactics Used by Pz. Kw. 4's (With…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 10: June 1943
Contents: Recent Trends in the Use of Mines and Booby Traps , Artillery Tactics , New German Heavy Tank , Air Force , Miscellaneous ,  Japanese Use of Smoke , Notes on Boats and Ships in Amphibious Operations , Some Japanese Tactics Observed in…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 9: May 1943
Contents:  Japanese Warfare as Seen by U.S. Observers , Grenade Dischargers , Japanese Equipment , Information Obtained from Japanese Prisoners ,  Reconnaissance by Light Tank Platoons , Company Orders (Defense) , Defense Against Ground-Attack…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 8: April 1943
Contents:  German Combat in Woods , Recent Developments in German Tactics , German Air Forces , German Gun-Howitzer (Standard 105 mm) , German Tank Maintenance and Recovery , Miscellaneous ,  Amphibious Tactics Based on Experiences at Wake , Notes on…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 7: March 1943
Contents:  Japanese Impressions of U.S. Warfare , Details of New Rifle Used by Japanese , Japanese Warfare-From Their Documents , Communications , Japanese Warfare as Seen by U.S. Combatants ,  Gas Warfare , Visual Signals Between Air and Ground…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 6: February 1943
Contents:  Documents Dealing with Japanese Warfare , Extracts from Diaries , Comment by Prisoners ,  50-mm Antitank Gun , Use of 20-mm AA,AT Gun Against Ground Targets , Attacks on Concrete Fortifications , Armored Force Tactics in the Middle…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 5: January 1943
Contents:  Infantry Tactics , Minefields in Desert Terrain , Use of Smoke , 50-mm Light Mortar , Security in the Field ,  Jap Estimate of U.S. Land Tactics , Notes on Recent Fighting in the Southwest Pacific , The Individual Soldier , Service Rifle ,…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 4: December 1942
Contents:  Fighting in the Solomon Islands , Obstacles , Report by British Prisoners , Tankette (Light Tank) ,  Hints for Soldiers in Libya , Notes from the North African Theater , Operating the Mark IV Tank , The Junkers (Ju) 88 , Prisoners of…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 3: November 1942
Contents:  The Individual Soldier , Reconnaissance Units , Defense Against Aircraft , Fifth Column , German Sub-Stratosphere Planes ,  The Burma Campaign , The Solomon Islands Campaign , Jungle Warfare , Night Operations , Miscellaneous ,…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 2: October 1942
Contents:  The Infantry Division , Engineers , Dive-Bombing , Developments in Desert Warfare , Balanced Antitank Protection , Miscellaneous (Use of Dogs, Speed of Vehicles, German-Italian Relations) , Characteristics of the Japanese , Ground…

Intelligence Bulletin Vol. I, No. 1: September 1942
Contents:  Armored Forces (The 88-mm Gun, Tanks in the Spotlight, Mechanized Warfare) , Air Forces (Focke-Wulf-FW190, Parachutists) , Booby Traps , Land Mines , Training Methods , Night Driving Equipment , Instructions in Case of Capture , 'Secret'…
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