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posted on Jul, 18 2011 @ 07:17 PM
Hey all I found this today i tried to look for anyother posts related to this i could.....


Go down to chapter 4 Symbols Peculiar to Peacekeeping

Some of my faves are
Arrest (By UN military or police)
Recruitment (WILLING)
Recruitment (COERCED)
House to House Propaganda
Psychological Operations (PSYOP)
Drive By Shooting
Drug Vehicle
Just wondering why in the hell are these SYMBOLS..... PECULIAR TO PEACEKEEPING?
Lets discuss.

posted on Jul, 18 2011 @ 07:48 PM
What on earth are you talking about.

posted on Jul, 18 2011 @ 07:53 PM
reply to post by TheodoreBundy

please google the following

United nations military symbols handbook

go to chapter 4 it is titled symbols peculiar to peacekeeping.

What i want to know is why these symbols are peculiar to peacekeeping.
edit on 18-7-2011 by semperkill because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 18 2011 @ 08:55 PM
reply to post by TheodoreBundy

Have you looked

posted on Jul, 19 2011 @ 12:03 AM
reply to post by semperkill

Could you not have just supplied a link to this handbook in order to facilitate the readers of this thread? I mean, you likely spent a couple of minutes (depending on your typing ability) in your original post, why couldn't you have just spent an extra couple of seconds with a copy/paste and supply a link to this handbook, rather than telling the readers to go to google and search for the thing that you already found? I'm pretty sure there are many people who read your initial post and then just clicked on the BACK button rather than going to google for the same search that you obviously already had done and couldn't be bothered with supplying it here.
edit on 19-7-2011 by bronco73 because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 19 2011 @ 01:41 AM
Peacekeeping takes place in a war zone and these are all practices that occur in such situations. With the language difficulties involved with the UN, symbols are a good way to communicate what is happening on the ground for those stepping in.

posted on Jul, 19 2011 @ 02:00 AM
United Nations Handbook on Military Symbols

UN Peacekeeping Publications
UN Website - Peacekeeping Operations

It goes along with their peace keeping operations. Since the militarys on the planet use different terminology and are all not uniform, the UN has this. Its designed to standardize use of symbols / etc during UN peacekeeping operations by contributing nations.

Hope the info helps.

posted on Jul, 20 2011 @ 06:21 PM
Here is a copy on Scribd if you'd like to read it.

This manual pertains to the symbols used on a situation map. Chapter 3 primarily deals with the symbols you would find in combat operations.

Chapter 4 deals with specialized symbols you would likely only need to use during peacekeeping operations. Going indepth with things like kidnappings, drug operations, mass demonstrations in the streets, things of that nature.

I fail to see why this is important or why the original poster thought it was worth the attention. Perhaps he simply needs to look up the definition of the word "peculiar".
1. : characteristic of only one person, group, or thing : distinctive
2: different from the usual or normal: a : special, particular

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