The purpose of this manual is to describe how US Army forces fight in the desert. Conditions will be encountered in the desert that have a profound effect on military operations. Desert operations require, among other things, special equipment, special training and acclimatization, and a high degree of self discipline if operations are to be successful.
Topics covered include: The Environment and Its Effects On Personnel and Equipment, Preparation for Desert Operations, Operations in Desert Conditions, much more.
FM 90-3, Aug 1977, 8" x 11", 200 pages, softcover