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TM 5-271 LIGHT STREAM-CROSSING EQUIPAGE 1943

TM 5-271 LIGHT STREAM-CROSSING EQUIPAGE 1943

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WAR DEPARTMENT MANUAL WWII
WAR DEPARTMENT MANUAL WWII

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 TM5-271WARDEPARTMENT^ TECHNICALMANUALLIGHTSTREAM-CROSSINGEQUIPAGEApril10,1943
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 TM5-271 TECHNICALMANUAL1WARDEPARTMENT,No.5-271,WASHINGTON,April10,1943.U.U3.7.LIGHTSTREAM-CROSSINGEQUIPAGE^^^'ParagraphsCHAPTER1.General________________ 1-2CHAPTER2.Assaultboat-----------------------------'------3-11CHAPTER3.Infantrysupportraft.SECTIONI.Purpose,composition,andassignmentof equipage________________ ______________ _ __ 12-14II.Descriptionofequipage_____________________ 15-23III.Construction_______________________________ 24-27IV.Dutiesofsections__________________ :_________ 28-32V.Preparationoftreadwaysupport____________ 33—35VI.Operation________________ 36-39VII.Reinforcedrafts____________________________ 40-42VIII.Expedientassaultboatbridges______ ,_________ 43-50IX.Care,maintenance,andtransportationofraftandexpedientbridgeequipage_____________ 51—57CHAPTER4.Footbridge,M1938___________________________ — 58-71CHAPTER5.Reconnaissanceboatand6-tonfloat,pneumatic.SECTIONI.General________________ 72-73II.Reconnaissanceboat________________________ 74—77III.Six-tonfloat_______________________________ 78-82CHAPTER6.Ferryset________________ 83-89PageINDEX.._...._ ......_...__ ________ _ ...65CHAPTER1GENERALParagraph Technicaldata1 Tacticaldata21.Technicaldata.—a.Thismanualsuppliestechnicalinforma-tioncovering.theconstruction,use,andmaintenanceofthefollowingtypesofstream-crossingequipage:(1)AssaultboatsMlandM2.(2)Infantrysupportraftandexpedientassaultboatbridge.(3)FootbridgeM1938.(4)Pneumaticreconnaissanceboatand6-tonpneumaticfloat.(5)Ferryset.517126°—43—iIVt53!£8oO
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1-2CORPSOFENGINEERS&.TechnicalManualscoveringotherstream-crossingequipageare TM5-272,TM5-273,TM5-274(whenprinted),andTM5-275(whenprinted).2.Tacticaldata.—a.TacticalconsiderationsinstreamcrossingsarecoveredinFM-6.b.Aforcedstreamcrossingisdividedintothreephasesasfollows:(1)Firstphase.—Thecrossingofthefirstinfantrytroopsbymeansofassaultboats.Stormboatsortransportaircraftmaybeusedtosupplementtheassaultboats.(2)Secondphase.—Constructionofinfantrysupportraftstocarrycombatvehiclesandweaponscarrierstothefarshore.Someoftheassaultboatscontinueinoperation.Wheneverpracticableafoot-bridgeisconstructedduringthisphase.Insomeinstancesexpedientassaultboatbridgesmaybeconstructedofinfantrysupportraftequipagebeforepontonbridgesarebuilt.(3)Thirdphase.—Eaftsmaybecontinuedinoperation.Pontonbridgesareconstructedafterdirectartilleryfireandallsmall-armsfirehavebeeneliminatedfrombridgesites.
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