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Fm 55-8, Transportation Intelligence, 1961, Robert Bolin , Depositor Dec 1961

Fm 55-8, Transportation Intelligence, 1961, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

In 1961, American military intelligence was decentralized. The Army was responsible for all intelligence concerning foreign armed forces. Within the Army, the technical services – Transportation Corps, Signal Corps, Ordnance Corps, etc. – were responsible for intelligence concerning analogous organization in foreign organizations. The Transportation Corps was responsible for intelligence concerning foreign transportation equipment and services. Since there was no centralized American military intelligence organization, the Transportation Corps was tasked with supplying intelligence concerning foreign road and rail networks and waterways as well as ports and landing beaches and airfields.

This manual defines transportation intelligence and prescribes Army doctrine concerning training and ...


Engineer Intelligence Guide 32, Stream Hydrology And Hydraulic Structures, [1961], Army Map Service, Us Army Corps Of Engineers, Robert Bolin , Depositor Jan 1961

Engineer Intelligence Guide 32, Stream Hydrology And Hydraulic Structures, [1961], Army Map Service, Us Army Corps Of Engineers, Robert Bolin , Depositor

DOD Military Intelligence

Despite the title, this engineer intelligence guide (EIG) is a photo-interpretation handbook. It was intended to help photo-interpreters recognize streams, rivers, lakes, and other hydrologic features. The introduction says that the purpose is:

a) To give “the officer responsible for furnishing hydrologic and hydraulic data in an assigned area … an understanding of the usefulness and limitations of photography in furnishing the type of information needed …,” and to assist in planning requests for photographic coverages of the assigned area.

b) To give “photo-interpreters sufficient knowledge of hydrology and hydraulics to be able to satisfy requests for information that can be secured ...