n.p. Army General Staff College, 1918. 8.5" x 13.5", approx. 1000, 6-vol. set, a collection of mimeographed copies and some carbon copies bound together, some foxing to text, some pages browned. A few pages brittle, some pencil notations to text. Volume I contains conferences and lectures for the First Course, reissued during the Second Course presented by the Army Staff College--A.E.F., France. Volume II contains map problems of the First Course, reissued during the Second Course. Volume III contains conferences 1 to 114 of the Second Course. Volume IV contains conferences 115 to 145, lectures 1 to 26, and miscellaneous matter. Volume V contains map problems 1 to 21 of the Second course. Volume VI contains map problem 22 of the Second Course. Volume VII contains publications. Volume VIII contains maps. This is an extremely rare collection, with student notes and comments. We believe this was the personal copy of Lt. Col. Herbert Parsons of the Fifth Division. Among the topics covered are maps and trench maps, military geography of the Western Front, food supply, marches, combat, artillery, infantry, transport, the intelligence service, roads and railways, ammunition supply, motor transportation, liaison, billeting and administrative instructions, practical exercise in map reading, trench relief, training of reinforcements, evacuation of wounded, night operations, counter attack, exploitation of success, examination of prisoners of war, burial, tactical withdrawal, and many others. Condition: fair to good.
Keywords: WW1, Military Training, Maps, Tactics, Military Geography, Artillery, Infantry, Food Supply, Transport