Selecting the above links will display pages showing manuals and paperwork
issued to or used by the Home Guard. I have broken these publications down into
three categories (plus a miscellaneous category for anything that doesn't quite
- The Home Guard category is for official War Office publications
specifically issued to (or concerning) the Home Guard.
- The Regular Army category is for official War Office publications
which would have been issued to the Home Guard as well as regular army units.
- The Civilian category is for books produced by civilian publishers
and intended for private purchase by members of the Home Guard. It is worth
noting that although these are civilian publications, many of the authors are
experienced in their relevant fields and these books were just as useful as the
At the moment, only the front covers of the books are displayed. Eventually
I intend to expand this to include information on & extracts from each of
Please note that these pages may take a few minutes to load - the images are
as small as I could get them without losing too much image clarity.