WAR DEPARTMENT 1 OCTOBER 1944
RESTRICTED. DISSEMINATION OF RESTRICTED MATTER.--The information contained in restricted documents and the essential characteristics of restricted material may be given to any person known to be in the service of the United States and to persons of undoubted loyalty and discretion who are cooperating in Government work, but will not be communicated to the public or to the press except by authorized military public relations agencies. (See also par. 23b, AR 380-5, 15 Mar 1944.)
Washington : 1944
1 OCT 44
CHAPTER I. RECRUITMENT AND TRAINING. Section I. General 1 Section II. Conscription system 2 Section III. Procurement of officers 4 Section IV. Training 5 Section V. Promotion, pay and awards 7 Section VI. Morale, discipline, and efficiency 8 CHAPTER II. JAPANESE MILITARY SYSTEM. Section . CHAPTER III. FIELD ORGANIZATION. Section I. Major organizations 16 Section II. Arms (nondivisional) 44 Section III. Services (nondivisional) 49 Section IV. Military Intelligence 52 Section V. Reorganization 52 CHAPTER IV. JAPANESE AIR SERVICE. Section . CHAPTER V. SPECIAL FORCES. Section I. Naval land forces 76 Section II. Task forces and special defense units 80 CHAPTER VI. JAPANESE MILITARY POLICE. Section . CHAPTER VII. TACTICS OF THE JAPANESE ARMY. Section . CHAPTER VIII. SUPPLY, MOVEMENTS, AND EVACUATION. Section . CHAPTER IX. WEAPONS. Section I. Introduction 187 Section II. Infantry weapons 187 Section III. Artillery 220 Section IV. Tanks and armored cars 238 Section V. Chemical warfare 256 CHAPTER X. EQUIPMENT. Section . CHAPTER XI. UNIFORMS, PERSONAL EQUIPMENT, AND INSIGNIA CHAPTER XII. CONVENTIONAL SIGNS AND ABBREVIATIONS Section . CHAPTER XIII. MILITARY TERMS AND CHARACTERS APPENDIX SUPPLEMENTAL DATA 400
Figure 1. Japanese infantry soldier.