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Military Studies

a guide to military studies research

Library of Congress Call Numbers

The Penn State Libraries shelve materials by Library of Congress call number.

The assigned call numbers for Military Science and Naval Science are U and V, though items are found in others areas as well, such as D (World History), E (History of the Americas), J (Political Science), and TL (Aeronautics). For University Park Libraries visitors, books and periodicals with the call numbers U and V are located on the 3rd floor of Paterno Library.

Library of Congress call numbers relating to Military Service:

U: Military Science (general)

UA: Armies : organization, distribution, military situation

UB: Military administration

UB 416 - 419: Minorities, women, etc. in armed forces

UC: Maintenance and transportation

UD: Infantry

UE: Cavalry. Armor

UF: Artillery

UG: Military engineering. Air forces

UH: Other services

V: Naval science (general)

VA: Navies : organization, distribution, naval situation

VB: Naval administration

VC: Naval maintenance

VD: Naval seamen

VE: Marines

VF: Naval ordnance

VG: Minor service of navies

VK: Navagation. Merchant marine

VM: Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering