Simple Sabotage – OSS Field Manual #3 Part 4

Today we present the fourth installment of our serial publication of OSS Field Manual #3 covering “Simple Sabotage.”  This sabotage manual was issued by the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Office of Strategic services or OSS on 17 January 1944 and presents OSS doctrine for encouraging acts of Simple Sabotage by soldiers and civilians within the Axis controlled territories.  Today we pick up where the Motivating The Sabateur left off and discuss the Tools, Targets and Timing of Simple Sabotage.

As we noted yesterday, acting on any of the techniques presented here would not be good for your job security if employed today.  This information is presented for historical and entertainment purposes only. (more…)

Simple Sabotage – OSS Field Manual #3 Part 3

Today we present the third installment of our serial publication of OSS Field Manual #3 covering “Simple Sabotage.”  This sabotage manual was issued by the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Office of Strategic services or OSS on 17 January 1944 and presents OSS doctrine for encouraging acts of Simple Sabotage by soldiers and civilians within the Axis controlled territories.  Today we pick up with Motivating the Sabateur.

As we noted yesterday, acting on any of the techniques presented here would not be good for your job security if employed today.  This information is presented for historical and entertainment purposes only.

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Simple Sabotage – OSS Field Manual #3 Part 2

Today we present the second installment of our serial publication of OSS Field Manual #3 covering “Simple Sabotage.”  This sabotage manual was issued by the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Office of Strategic services or OSS on 17 January 1944 and presents OSS doctrine for encouraging acts of Simple Sabotage by soldiers and civilians within the Axis controlled territories.  Today we pick up where the Introduction left off and discuss the Possible Effects of Simple Sabotage.

As we noted yesterday, acting on any of the techniques presented here would not be good for your job security if employed today.  This information is presented for historical and entertainment purposes only.

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Simple Sabotage – OSS Field Manual #3 Part 1

The OSS Field Manual #3 covering “Simple Sabotage” was issued by the predecessor of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Office of Strategic services or OSS on 17 January 1944.  Today we present the preface by William J. (Wild Bill) Donovan [a Medal of Honor winner] and the Introduction.  Check Prepography daily as we publish subsequent chapters or download the original declassified version from the CIA online archives.  What follows was OSS doctrine for encouraging acts of Simple Sabotage by soldiers and civilians within the Axis controlled territories and would not be good for your job security if employed today. (more…)

Treating Nosebleeds The Army Way

Today we present a short excerpt from the U.S. Army Medical Department Center & School’s Subcourse MD 0547 Edition 100, Eye, Ear and Nose Injuries.  This is the procedure that the Army trains its medical specialists to use in treating epistaxis, AKA nosebleeds.  Read on and learn the causes of nosebleeeds and how to treat nosebleeds the Army way.  Make sure to seek medical attention if the bleeding persists.

Treat A Patient With Epistaxis (Nosebleed) (more…)

The CARVER Method For Preppers

The CARVER Method is an analytical anti-terrorism tool used by the U.S. Army for determining what assets are critical to a unit’s mission success and how vulnerable  those assets are.  By utilizing the CARVER Method Army leaders are able to better protect those assets and mitigate the effects of the loss of those assets.  This same tool can be used by preppers to accomplish their survival mission.  Here’s how I’ve adapted the CARVER Method For Preppers:  (more…)

Water In Survival Situations

Andrew’s Note:  Today’s survival lesson is an extract from Chapter VII, Water of FM 21-76-1, the U.S. Army manual on Survival, Evasion & Recovery June 1999, Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.  This extract provides information on requirements, procurement, preparation and storage of water in survival situations.   

Water Requirements

Drink extra water. Minimum 2 quarts per day to maintain fluid level. Exertion, heat, injury, or an illness increases water loss.

Note: Pale [clear] yellow urine indicates adequate hydration. 

Water Procurement (more…)

TEOTWAWKI Health and Hygiene

Andrew’s Note:  Today’s survival lesson is another extract from FM 21-76-1, the U.S. Army manual on Survival, Evasion & Recovery June 1999, Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.  This extract deals with Health and Hygiene in a field environment but the tips are equally applicable to keeping health before during and after a TEOTWAWKI event.

TEOTWAWKI Health and Hygiene (more…)

8 Rules for Avoiding Illness

Andrew’s Note:  Today we present 8 Rules for Avoiding Illness extracted from FM 21-76-1, the U.S. Army manual on Survival, Evasion & Recovery June 1999, Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.   Some of the rules apply to field conditions but most will serve you well before, during or after a TEOTWAWKI event.

8 Rules for Avoiding Illness (more…)

Hypothermia

 Andrew’s Note:  Like much of the nation we’ve been experiencing a cold snap recently so today’s survival lesson is an extract from FM 21-76-1, the U.S. Army manual on Survival, Evasion & Recovery June 1999, Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.  This extract deals with Treating Hypothermia until you can get the victim to proper medical care.  Stay warm!

Hypothermia (more…)

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