The Chinese People’s Liberation Army since 1949

Ground Forces

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army since 1949 cover

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army since 1949

Ground Forces

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Table of Contents

Introduction /Chronology /Component forces: the PLA regular and reserve forces, the People's Armed Police, and the People's Militia /Organization: command levels, educational institutions, defence industries, military regions, local commands, tactical organization (from squad to army group), airborne forces, border security, commissar system /Personnel: conscription and training, NCOs, officer corps, reserves, militia /People's Armed Police /Force reduction /Tactical doctrine /Uniforms: Types 50, 55, 58, 65, 66, 72, 83, 89, 97, 07 /Key equipment: small arms, light weapons, armored fighting vehicles /Plate commentaries /Index

Product details

Published Nov 20 2012
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781780960562
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 25 b/w; 33 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Elite
Short code ELI 194
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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