The law of land warfare
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Published by U.S. Marine Corps in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


  • Military law -- United States,
  • War (International law)

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Edition Notes

SeriesMCRP -- 5-2.1 A, FM -- 27-10
ContributionsUnited States. Marine Corps
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15464205M

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THE LAW OF LAND WARFARE. FM , 18 July , is changed as follows: Page 5. Paragraph 5. a (13) is added: (13) Geneva protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous, or Other Gases, and of Bac-teriological Methods of Warfare of 17 June (T. I.A.S. —), cited herein as Geneva Protocol of Page   1 Historically, land has been the most important theatre of war. Technological advancements have opened additional theatres of war: the sea, the air, and potentially outer space. The laws of war have traditionally reflected a classical tripartition between land warfare, naval warfare, and air .   There is no other book like it. For those who find such things interesting or have a genuine use for it, I highly recommend FM , "The Law of Land Warfare." The copy I have of this is one of the originals, well over fifty years old, yet in such solid shape it looks thirty years newer. Among legal and Army manuals, this book is a classic.5/5(1). The item Law of land warfare represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library. This item is .

Genre/Form: Treaties: Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Department of the Army. Law of land warfare. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print.   This publication, Field Manual FM MCTP C The Commander’s Handbook on the Law of Land Warfare August , provides guidance to Soldiers and Marines on the doctrine and practice related to customary and treaty law applicable to the conduct of warfare on land and to relationships between opposing belligerents, in order to train and prepare for combat operations.5/5(1). The provisions of the conventions (written law) and also many of the provisions of the common law of warfare (unwritten law) are embodied in the military manuals of civilized states. For the American Army, the relevant law is contained in FM 27–10, Rules of Land Warfare, which summarizes the violations of the laws and customs of warfare most. The rules of land warfare had their origin in the practices and usages of war which gradually grew into customs or were embodied in conventions.2 Thus, the existing law is comprised of two branches--the conventional law and the customary law. In either case, its authoritativeness (i.e., its character as law) arises from the consent of Size: 5MB.

1. NWP M, THE COMMANDER’S HANDBOOK ON THE LAW OF NAVAL OPERATIONS (JUL ), is available in the Navy Warfare Publications Library. It is effective upon receipt. 2. Summary. This revision expands the treatment of neutrality, targeting, and weapons; addresses land mines, maritime law enforcement, and land warfare. This revision alsoFile Size: 2MB. Ground warfare or land warfare is the process of military operations eventuating in combat that take place predominantly on the battlespace land surface of the planet.. Land warfare is categorized by the use of large numbers of combat personnel employing a diverse set of combat skills, methods and a wide variety of weapon systems and equipment, conducted in diverse terrains and weather. FM , and the law of land warfare. What are the purposes of the law of war? Protecting combatants and noncombatants from unnecessary suffering Safeguarding certain fundamental human rights of persons who fall into the hands of the enemy, particularly prisoners of war, the wounded in . A survey of the world’s trouble spots suggests that land warfare has more of a future than many now seem to believe. In The Future of Land Warfare, Michael O’Hanlon offers an analysis of the.