This manual prescribes the duties to be performed in the service of the 105mm Howitzer Motor Carriage, M37, by the personnel normally assigned to a howitzer section of an armored Field Artillery firing battery.
"The objects of this instruction are (1) to train the personnel in the mechanism of the methods of fire so that, at the word of command, fire of the desired nature may be delivered with certainty and celerity, and (2) to train officers in the...
"Preparedness for war is the goal to be kept constantly in view in all peace training. No refinements of drill-ground instruction or other minor details must be allowed to obscure this definite goal or impede progress toward its attainment."
"This 1944 manual prescribes the knowledge and skill required to serve effectively the multiple gun motor carriages M15 and M15A1. Variations in assigned materiel may necessitate changes in the prescribed drill."