Keeping the Peace - British COIN manual 1950s/60s?

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by Al_Adjnabi, Feb 3, 2013.

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  1. Evening all,

    I was wondering if anyone could possibly point me to where I can find a word/pdf format of 'Keeping the Peace', which I believe was the COIN Field Manual during the 1950s/60s. I've tried all the usual suspects, but all they do is reference the manual. I see a few institutions have hard copies in their collections, but I can't get them sent over and I'm not able to travel to view them!

    For background, I'm currently writing a BA level dissertation on Oman, looking at the British successes through the medium of the Firqat. I need to contextualise the actions taken in Oman through wider COIN doctrine of the time, and I'm also interested in contrasting the situation with Iraq and possibly Afghanistan, and successes/failures thereof.