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Military And Naval Recognition Book

A Handbook On The Organization, Uniforms And Insignia Of Rank Of The World's Armed Forces; Etiquette And Customs Of The American Services; Complete Description And Colored Plates Of U.S. Decorations, Medals And Ribbons

4th ed.
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This edition was published in by D. Van Nostrand company, inc. in New York.

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Military And Naval Recognition Book

A Handbook On The Organization, Uniforms And Insignia Of Rank Of The World's Armed Forces; Etiquette And Customs Of The American Services; Complete Description And Colored Plates Of U.S. Decorations, Medals And Ribbons

4th ed.

This edition was published in by D. Van Nostrand company, inc. in New York.


Table of Contents

CONTENTS
CHAPTER PAGE
1. The Organization of the War Department 1
2. The Arms and the Services of the United States Army 8
3. Composition and Organization of the United States Army, Past and Present 18
4. Rank and Precedence in the United States Army 37
5. United States Army Uniforms and Flags 40
6. Military Etiquette and Courtesy 77
7. Military Customs 85
8. Composition of the United States Navy 89
9. Organization of the United States Navy Ashore 95
10. United States Naval Districts 112
11. The Organization of the United States Navy Afloat 117
12. Navy Ships 122
13. Naval Air Force 129
14. The Organization of a Ship and Duties of Naval Officers and Men Aboard Ship 132
15. Rank and Precedence in the United States Navy 145
16. United States Navy Uniforms 152
17. United States Naval Etiquette and Customs 179
18. United States Marine Corps 191
19. United States Coast Guard 203
20. United States Merchant Marine 216
21. United States Coast and Geodetic Survey 229
22. United States Public Health Service 232
23. Combat Aircraft Markings of Various Nations 243
24. United States Decorations, Citations, Medals and Ribbons 249
25. Foreign Decorations and Medals 312
26. Foreign Insignia and Uniforms 323
LIST OF TABLES AND CHARTS
Organization of the Army 4
Organization of the Army Ground Forces 23
Organization of the Army Air Forces 27
Organization of the Army Service Forces 31
Map of Army Areas and Service Commands 34
Composition of Army Units 35
Class and Designation of Naval Reserve Officers 92
Navy Department Organization Chart 95
Organization, Headquarters of the Commander in Chief, U. S. Fleet 103
Organization of the Office of Chief of Naval Operations 106
Naval Districts Headquarters and Limits 113
Type of Ship Organization 134
Personnel Department, U. S. Marine Corps 194
Coast Guard Organization 204
Table of Maximum Rank for Appointment in Merchant Marine 220
Requirements for Promotion in Merchant Marine 221
Table of Relative Ranks of Commissioned Line Officers of U. S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey, and Public Health Service 239
Pay Table, U. S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard 240
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Flags of Nations Allied with the United States Frontispiece
PLATE PAGE
United States Army
1. United States Flags xiv
2. Shoulder Loop Insignia of Rank for Officers 43
3. Officers' Cap and Collar Ornaments 46,47
4. Officers' Cap and Collar Ornaments 49
5. Shoulder Sleeve Insignia 53
6. Shoulder Sleeve Insignia 56, 57
7. Shoulder Sleeve Insignia 60
8. Aviation Badges 62, 63
9. Enlisted Men's Collar Devices 64
10. Insignia of Grade for Noncommissioned Officers, Qualification Badges 67
11. Cap Ornaments and Insignia of Grade for Cadets 70
12. Caps and Hats and Cap Ornaments 154
United States Navy
13. Insignia of Rank on Cuffs, Line Officers 158
14. Shoulder Marks Worn on White and Khaki Uniforms and Overcoats, Line Officers 159
15. Pin-on Insignia 161
16. Corps Devices — Commissioned Officers 164
17. Corps Devices — Chief Warrant and Warrant Officers. 167
18. Sleeve Markings for Petty Officers and Enlisted Men 169
19. Specialty Marks 172, 173
20. Distinguishing Marks 175
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
21. United States Marine Corps, Insignia of Rank on Shoulder Loops 196
22. United States Marine Corps, Ornaments and Departmental Devices 198
23. United States Marine Corps, Noncommissioned Officers' Chevrons, Marksmanship Badges 200
24. United States Coast Guard, Insignia of Rank 207
25. United States Coast Guard, Insignia of Rank, Chief Warrant Officers and Warrant Officers 209
26. United States Coast Guard, Cap Devices, Sleeve Markings for Petty Officers 211
27. United States Coast Guard, Enlisted Men's Specialty Marks 213
28. United States Maritime Service — Insignia of Rank on Shoulders and Cuffs 224
29. United States Maritime Service — Insignia of Rank for Noncommissioned Officers 226
30. United States Merchant Marine Cadet Corps— Insignia of Rank 227
31. United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs, Shoulder Marks Worn on White Uniforms and Overcoats 230
32. United States Public Health Service, Insignia of Rank 237
33. Welfare Organizations 242
34. Distinctive Markings of Aircraft 244, 245
35. United States War Medals and Decorations 255
36. United States War Medals and Decorations 274
37. United States War Medals and Decorations 284, 285
38. United States War Medal Ribbons 303
39. United States War Medal Ribbons 306, 307
40. United States Medals and Badges 308
Foreign
41. Foreign War Medals and Decorations, Great Britain, France, Belgium, Italy, Russia, Japan, Germany 316, 317
42. Argentine Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 324
43. Argentine Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 326
44. Belgian Army, Insignia of Rank on Collars 329
45. Brazilian Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 332
46. Brazilian Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 334
47. Bulgarian Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 336
48. Canadian Air Force, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 338
49. Chilean Army, Insignia of Rank on Collars and Shoulders 340
50. Chilean Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 342
51. Chinese Army, Insignia of Rank 344
52. Chinese Air Corps, Insignia of Rank 345
53. Chinese Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 346
54. Colombian Army, Insignia of Rank 348
55. Costa Rican Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 349
56. Cuban Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank 350
57. Finnish Army, Insignia of Rank on Collar Patch 352
58. Finnish Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 353
59. French Army, Insignia of Rank on Caps and Cuffs 355
60. French Air Corps, Insignia of Rank on Caps and Cuffs 357
61. French Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 360
62. German Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulder Straps and Collar Patches 363
63. German Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 365
64. German Air Force, Insignia of Rank on Shoulder Straps and Collar Patches 367
65. British Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders and Collar Patches 370
66. British Army, Badges of Rank for Warrant Officers and Noncommissioned Officers 372
67. British Army, Rank and Corps Devices 375
68. British Royal Air Force, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs and on Caps — Aviator's Badges 378,379
69. British Royal Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs and Shoulder Marks 382,383
70. British Royal Navy and British Royal Marines, Insignia of Rank 384
71. Greek Army, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 386
72. Greek Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 387
73. Guatamalan Army, Insignia of Rank 389
74. Haitian Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 390
75. Italian Army, Insignia of Rank on Caps and Cuffs 392
76. Italian Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 394
77. Japanese Army, Insignia of Rank 397
78. Japanese Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 398
79. Mexican Army, Shoulder Marks 400
80. Mexican Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 402
81. The Royal Netherlands Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank 404
82. Nicaraguan Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 406
83. Norwegian Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank 408
84. Paraguayan Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank 410
85. Peruvian Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 411
86. Polish Army and Navy, Insignia of Rank. 413
87. Portuguese Army, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 414
88. Portuguese Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 416
89. Spanish Army, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 418
90. Spanish Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 419
91. Swedish Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 420
92. Turkish Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 422
93. Turkish Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs 424
94. Soviet Russian Army, Insignia of Rank 426
95. Soviet Russian Navy, Insignia of Rank on Cuffs and Shoulders 429
96. Uruguayan Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 431
97. Venezuelan Army, Insignia of Rank on Shoulders 433
PLATE 1— UNITED STATES FLAGS

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
355.14
Library of Congress
UC530 .B8 1943

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, [1], 444 p.
Number of pages
444

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6456283M
Internet Archive
MilitaryAndNavalRecognitionBook4thEd1943
LC Control Number
43017334
OCLC/WorldCat
2272419

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