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 "Attachment to instructions of department 1b, 8th Infantry Division, June 20th, 1941

List of military equipment that must be captured for use. Items marked with a + are especially important.

Guns and equipment:

  • 7.62 mm pistols
  • 7.62 mm rifles (three line)
  • +automatic rifles
  • Maxim machine guns
  • 51 mm mortars
  • +45 mm guns model 1936
  • 37 mm Rheinmetall anti-tank guns
  • +any gun larger than 100 mm in caliber (especially cannons)
  • +bridges and pontoons
  • +tanks and barrels
  • drinking water barrels
  • horse cars of all types
  • ammunition trailers
  • communications equipment
  • power sources
  • +shortwave radios of all types
  • +transportable (mobile) and stationary longwave transmitters
  • +cables of all types
  • new telephone equipment
  • tents of all types
  • +encryption equipment
  • light collapsible bridges
  • +measurement equipment
  • submachine guns
  • rifles with optical scopes
  • 7.62 mm light machine guns
  • grenade launchers
  • 84 mm mortars
  • 45 mm guns model 1929
  • guns less than 100 mm in caliber
  • +all AA guns 15 mm or larger in caliber
  • +field kitchens
  • well digging tools
  • optical devices, especially binoculars, binocular telescopes, rangefinders, and gun sights
  • switchboards
  • rapid telegraph machines and telegraph repeater stations
  • +encryption devices
  • pontoons
  • +flamethrowers
Ammunition:

Ammunition for all of the above, in addition all brass casings. Ammunition for weapons marked with a + is especially important. 

Horses and veterinary equipment:
  • +horses (including ponies and pack animals)
  • horse and pack animal harnesses, saddles, bridles, tack
  • +mules
  • horseshoe materials and equipment
  • veterinary supplies
  • bandages of all types
  • oil of turpentine
  • glycerin
  • caffeine
  • fats and oils
  • silver nitrate salt
  • nicotine
Motor vehicles:
  • +armoured cars
  • +halftrack tractors and prime movers
  • +tires
  • +auto repair equipment
  • fueling equipment
  • cargo equipment
  • +cars of all types
  • +fuel and lubricant
  • +spare parts of all types
  • +empty barrels of all types
  • +railway cisterns
Equipment, uniforms, camp equipment, sports equipment, and supplies
  • +rations of all types
  • +boots and any leather equipment
  • +leather (cut, treated, raw)
  • +complete uniforms and underwear
  • equipment (if similar to ours)
  • textiles (wool, cotton fiber)
  • +materials for fixing POW uniforms
  • clothing, blankets, mess tins, underwear, and sporting equipment of all kinds
Sanitary equipment:
  • full medic kits
  • quinine
  • vaseline
  • soap
  • sulfur
  • water boilers
  • disinfection equipment
  • full sets of medicine and bandages
  • oils
  • ointments
  • iodine
  • injection equipment
  • disinfectants
  • hospital tents
Chemical protection and poisons:
  • gas masks
  • oxygen devices
  • +chemical protection for horses of all types
  • +degassing equipment of all types, especially for disinfecting the skin
  • +spraying devices
  • +gas mask filters
  • chemical protection suits
  • long and short lasting poisons of all types
Translated by Technician-Intendant 2nd Class Ilyukhin.
- September 1941"


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