Small Arms Training Pamphlets (Second World War)

Small Arms Training was a series of pamphlets produced for the Canadian Army, patterned after (and in many cases direct copies of) a similar series of pamphlets produced for the British Army. This is a list of all the pamphlets that were produced, to help collectors and researchers complete their collections and studies.
 

Pam # Part # Pamphlet Title Number of amendments Notes
1   Weapon Training, 1937. 4?  
2   Application of Fire, 1937. 2?  
3   Rifle 1937. 1?  
3 S1 Zeroing the '18 and Telescopic Sights, 1941.    
3 SC Canadian Supplement for Ross Rifle, 1940.    
4   Light Machine Gun, 1939. 1?  
5   Anti-Tank Rifle, 1942.   Superceded 1937 edition and 1939 ed.reprinted with Amdts 1.
6   Anti-Aircraft, 1942.   Superceded 1937 edtion and 1939 edition reprinted with Amdts 1. and 2. and also 1941 Supplement.
7 I .303-inch Machine Gun: Mechanical Subjects, 1941.    
7 II .303-inch Machine Gun: Training, 1941.    
7 III .303-inch Machine Gun: Gire Control, 1942.   Superceded 1939 edition.
8   Mortar (2-inch), 1939. 2?  
9   Mortar (3-inch), 1939. 1?  
10   Range-finder No. 12, 1942.   Superceded 1937 edition and 1941 Supplement.
11   Pistol (.38-inch), 1942.   Superceded 1941 edition.
12   Bayonet, 1937.    
13   Grenade, 1937. 1?  
13 S1 No. 69 Anti-tank Grenade (Rifle)

No. 69 Bakelite Grenade (Hand), 1941.

   
13 S2 No. 73 Anti-tank Grenade (Hand)

The S.T. Grenade (Hand) The Hand Incendiary Bomb, 1941.

   
14   Annual (1939) Range Courses (other than .303-in. Vickers M.G.) Reg. Army - Cavalry Regiments (horsed)

Infantry Battalions.

  Small Arms Training Courses (CASF and NPAM) 1940 - made from this pamphlet.
15   Range Course for the Vickers M.G.   Copies not received in Canada, put in Pamphlet No. 18 instead.
16   Annual Range Courses, Reg. Army, etc., 1938.   No reprint in Canada.
17   Range Courses - Territorial Army and Suppl. Reserve, 1938.   Never reprinted in Canada.
18   Range Courses (War) 1942.   Superceded 1939 edition and Supplements 1 and 2.
18 S3 Pistol Course (for all Units, other than R.A.C., at Home, 1940).   1 correction appeared in Canadian Army Training Memorandum 16.
19   Anti-Tank Gun (25-mm. Hotchkiss, Mk. I on 25-mm. Carriage Mk. I), 1939.   Copies received in Canada in 1940.
20   .303-inch Lewis Machine-Gun, 1939. 1?  
21   Thompson Sub-Machine-Gun, 1940. 2?  

 


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