Summary of Content:
Intelligence and Liaison.
The Fog of War.
The Intelligence Officer.
Collection of Information.
Sources of Information.
Learn to Spot Important Points.
Hot or Cold?
What I.O. Wants to Know about Enemy.
Presenting the Picture.
The Calm before the Storm.
I.O. Has a Heavy Job.
A Job which Calls for Hard Work.
It is a Responsibility any Man May be Extremely Proud to Carry.
How to Begin.
What the Civil Authorities Want to Know.
Do not Volunteer Information Unnecessarily.
Periodic Visits to your Unit.
Your C.O. may Wish to Know.
What you Need.
Visiting the Mayor.
Heads of Departments.
Valuable information from Wardens.
Liaison Officer in Battle.
The L.O.’s Relief.
Do not Do Other People’s Jobs.
Liaison Officers with Military Units.
Commander like a Man Blindfolded.
C.O. and his Terrible Load.
The One Thing He Will always longing for: Quick and Accurate Information, the Only Thing which Will Dispel the Fog of War.
INTELLIGENCE AND LIAISON
An excellent example of the high quality of instruction offered to recruits of the newly raised Home Guard in 1940. One in a series written by Col. G. A. Wade in a clear and down to earth style. Gives advice on presenting military information and keeping headquarters in close touch with one another’s situation in the the “Fog of War”.