Army Field Manual designed to instruct soldiers in assembly, use, detection and removal of boobytraps in both rural and urban combat. Describes improvised firing devices, unconventional explosives and guerilla warfare application. Discusses theories behind boobytraps usage by guerilla (a.k.a. terrorist) forces to aid troops in casualty prevention. Six chapter: (1) Characteristics of Boobytraps; (2) Use of Boobytraps; (3)Boobytrapping Equipment; (4) Construction Techniques; (5) Miscellaneous Boobytraps; (6) Boobytraps Detection and Removal.