Archive

A nation-based list of primary sources from my personal collection is available below. Time and condition of the documents allowing, most these documents will be scanned and uploaded at some point in the future.

The Netherlands
Artillerie Inrichtingen
- Illustrated Parts List of the ArmaLite Infantry Rifle Caliber 7,62 NATO AR-10 Cold War April 1961 A parts list for the Artillerie Inrichtingen-produced AR-10 Link Article
Handbooks (Handboeken)
Code Title Era Date Notes Download Article
Handboek voor de Marinier 1978
- Het Geweer van 7,62 mm NATO, FAL, FN Cold War 20-01-1978 Chapter 12 concerning the FN FAL Link Article
Weapon Manuals
12 TH 000683 Technische Handleiding: Geweer 7,62mm NATO, FAL, FN Cold War 21-06-1991 1991 1st/2nd echelon technical manual for the FN FAL Link Article
VS 9-514 Pistoolmitrailleur 9-millimeter UZI, M 61 Cold War 08-10-1963 1st edition of the Uzi manual - -
VS 7-514 Pistoolmitrailleur 9 millimeter UZI, M 61 Cold War 21-03-1984 2nd edition of the Uzi manual - -
VS 9-527 Mitrailleur Bren .303-inch Cold War 13-01-1958 Bren gun manual - -
VS 7-513 Pistool M46 Browning FN, 9 MILLIMETER H.P. Cold War 09-12-1981 Manual for the Browning High-Power - -
12 TH 002729 Technische Handleiding Pistool 9 Millimeter Glock 17 Modern 07-01-1994 Technical manual for the Glock 17 - -
No. 1504 Ontwerp-Voorschrift STEN (Mitrailleurkarabijn 9 mm) Cold War
Indonesian National Revolution
17-05-1945 2nd edition of the (Dutch) Sten manual - -
- Voorschrift voor den Pistool-Mitrailleur (Owen en Austen) World War II
Cold War
Indonesian National Revolution
1945 Koninklijk Nederlands Indisch Leger - -
No. 1504 Pistoolmitrailleur (Sten) Cold War
Indonesian National Revolution
01-04-1949 5th edition of the (Dutch) Sten manual, including the Dutch Mark 2A variant - -
VS 7-504 Geweer Garand .30 M1 Cold War 03-01-1985 2nd edition of the Dutch M1 Garand manual - -
VS 7-507 Geweer 7.62-millimeter, NATO, FAL, FN Cold War 27-9-1963 1st edition of the Dutch FN FAL manual - -
VS 7-507 Geweer 7.62 millimeter, NATO, FAL, FN Cold War 9-6-1987 2nd edition of the Dutch FN FAL manual - -
VS 7-507 Geweer 7.62 millimeter, NATO, FAL, FN Cold War 25-01-1990 1st order of change to the 2nd edition of the Dutch FN FAL manual - -
VS 7-508 De Diemaco: Het geweer 5,56 mm, NATO, C7; De karabijn 5,56 mm, NATO, C8; Het geweer 5,56 mm, NATO, C7A1; Het licht ondersteunend automatisch wapen 5,56mm, NATO Cold War 21-07-1995 1st edition of the Dutch Diemaco manual; written for all three branches of the armed forces - -
1 TH 006770 Technische handleiding: Geweer, 5,56 mm, C7 Modern 23-9-1997 1st edition of the Dutch C7 technical manual Link Article
1 TH 006771 Technische handleiding: Geweer, 5,56 mm, C7A1 Modern 01-10-1997 1st edition of the Dutch C7A1 technical manual Link
1 TH 006772 Technische handleiding: Karabijn, 5,56 mm, C8 Modern 23-9-1997 1st edition of the Dutch C8 technical manual Link Article
VS 7-566 De Mortier van 2 Inch Cold War 04-12-1984 The final edition of the 2 inch mortar manual in Dutch service, before being replaced in 1988 Link Article
12 TH 000772 Technische Handleiding; Pistool 9 Millimeter: Browning, FN, GP (M68) Cold War 03-09-1990 (23-12-1991) 1st and 2nd Echelon (user and unit (company/squadron) armourer respectively) technical manual for the Browning High Power (Grande Puissance), specifically the 1967 contract guns Link Article
2/5 DL 1005-17-640-0022 Detaillijst: PISTOOL, 9 mm, BROWNING, FN, GP, alle typen Cold War 06-04-1989 2nd through 5th Echelon parts list for the Browning High Power (Grande Puissance) Link Article
2/5 DL 1005-17-101-9212 Detaillijst: PISTOOL, 9 mm, GLOCK 17, cpl. Cold War 05-02-1988 2nd through 5th Echelon parts list for the (1st generation) Glock 17 Link Article
3 DL 1005-17-106-4055 Detaillijst: PISTOOL 9 mm, GLOCK 17 Cold War 29-06-1996 3rd Echelon parts list for the (2nd generation) Glock 17 Link Article
12 TH 002729 Technische Handleiding: Pistool 9 Millimeter Glock 17 Cold War 7-01-1994 1st and 2nd Echelon technical manual for the (2nd generation) Glock 17 Link Article
Platoon Manuals
- Wenken voor het optreden van een peloton L. I. B. in Indische terreinen. Cold War
Indonesian National Revolution
undated, circa 1945-1949 Undated platoon manual for the light infantry battalion - -
Nr. 73 Leidraad voor de gevechtsopleiding van de enkele man tot en met het peloton in Indische terreinen Cold War
Indonesian National Revolution
27-10-1947 Platoon manual with specific techniques applicable to the guerrilla war in Indonesia - -
Austria
32.027/888-5.10/3 Dienstvorschrift für das Bundesheer: Pistole 80 Cold War 29-11-1983 Manual for the Glock 17 Link Article
France
Weapon Manuals
MAT 1046 Guide Technique: Fusil à répétition de 7,5 mm, modèle F1 Cold War 1972/1978 Technical manual for the FR F1 marksman rifle Link Article
INF 401/3 Règlement sur l'Armement de l'Infanterie: Troisième Partie: Les Armes Indiviuelles: Titre VII: Fusil à répétition de 7,5 mm, modèle F 1 Cold War 03-08-1967 Manual for the FR F1 marksman rifle - -
MAT 1009 Notice sur le Fusil-Mitrailleur Modèle 1924 M. 29 Cold War 1964 Manual for the FM24/29 - -
MAT 1853 Guide Technique Lunette de Tir Modèle 1953 pour Fusils Semi-Automatiques Modèles 1949 et 1949-56 Cold War 1976 Manual for the M1953 scope Link Article
MAT 1039 Guide Technique Sommaire des Fusils a Répétition de 7,5 mm Modèle 1936 - Modèle 1936 CR 39 Modèle 1936-51 Cold War 1969 Manual for the MAS36, including paratroop and grenade-launching variants - -
MAT 1066 Guide Technique Sommaire du Pistolet Automatique de 9 mm Modèle 1950 Cold War 03-1964 Manual for the MAC50 - -
MAT 1021 Guide Technique Sommaire du Pistolet-Mitrailleur de 9 mm Modèle 1949 Cold War 1967 Manual for the MAT49 - -
- Guide Technique Pistolet Automatique MAS 9 mm G1 Cold War 21-11-1988 Technical manual for the PAMAS (Beretta 92) Link Article
- Guide Technique sur le Reglage des Mitrailleuses Browning de 12,7 mm (calibre .50) et de 7,62 mm (calibre .30) Cold War 12-1952 A French manual on the Browning .30 and .50 cals, for troops stationed in Germany (forces francaises en Allemagne) - -
MAT 1050 Guide technique du lance-roquettes antichar de 89 mm modèle F1 Cold War 20-03-1984 Manual for the LRAC F1; printed 1989, 2nd edition Link Article
MAT 2429 Guide technique: Grenade à Fusil antichar de 58 mm avec piège à balle modèle F1 Cold War 13-04-1987 Manual for the AC-58; printed 1987, 2nd edition Link Article
MAT 2060 Équipement de tir de nuit à intensification de lumière DIPT-9C Cold War 19-10-1978, reprint 1980 Manaul for the DIPT-9C night sight equipment set 1st edition Link Article
INF 401/3:VII:Annexe II L'équipement à intensification de lumière D.I.P.T. 9 monté sur le F.R. F 1 (lunette OB 25) Cold War 06-07-1978 Manaul for the DIPT-9 night sight equipment set as mounted on the FR F1 rifle. 1st edition Link Article
Platoon Manuals
- Notice Provisoire sur le Groupe et la Section de Fusiliers-Voltigeurs Cold War 03-01-1950 Rifle squad and platoon manual - -
INF. 202 Notice sur le combat a pied de la section de grenadiers-voltigeurs Cold War 04-10-1972 Rifle platoon manual - -
INF. 202 Notice sur le Combat de la Section Cold War 16-3-1979 Rifle platoon manual - -
INF. 202 Notice sur le Combat de la Section Cold War 27-5-1986 Rifle platoon manual, 1995 reprint - -
West-Germany
G. Dv. 9801 Schießvorschrift für Karabiner, Pistole, Maschinenpistole, leichtes Maschinengewehr und Bestimmungen für das Werfer scharfer Handgranaten Cold War 01-05-1951 West-German manual for police forces/internal troops - -
East-Germany
DV-20/11 Vorschrift zu den Schützenwaffen Pistole-M, MPi-K, MPi-KM, MPi-KmS, lMG-D, Kp.-Mg und 40-mm Panzerbüchse Cold War 1963 East-German weapons manual with the AK, AKM, AKMS, RPD, RP-46, and RPG-2 - -
- Schützengruppe und Schützenzug der USA-Armee im Angriff Cold War 1956 East-German OPFOR manual on the US Army Rifle Platoon and Squad Link Article
Belgium
- Les Armees du Pacte de Varsovie - Organisation - Tactique et Doctrine Cold War March 1980 A Belgian document describing the Warsaw Pact Armies Link Article
- De Mitrailleur Minimi Modern 2000 A Belgian manual on the FN Minimi Link Article
- De Mitrailleur MAG Modern 2000 A Belgian manual on the FN MAG Link Article
- Het Licht Anti-Tankwapen LAW: Overzicht Cold War 1992 A Belgian manual on the M72A2 LAW Link Article
- Instruction sur le Fusil-Mitrailleur 15-27 Interbellum
World War II
1939 A manual for the Belgian Chauchat chambered in 7.65 Belgian - -
FN Herstal
MO-MIN-01-FR Mitrailleuse Minimi Calibre 5,56 × 45 mm NATO: Manuel de l'Operateur Cold War
March 1981 A French operator's manual for the early FN Minimi model, including para and tank variants Link Article
United Kingdom
10229 User Handbook (provisional) for the Launcher, Rocket, 3.5-inch U.K. M 20, Mk.2 Cold War 1952 A British manual for the American 3.5-inch Bazooka Link Article