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A Brief Background of the Patrol Leader Handbook (BSA)
(and other BSA Junior Leader Handbooks)

2nd Edition—Patrol Leader's Handbook (1967-1972)

This edition is much thinner, with greatly reduced content from the previous Hillcourt edition.
2nd Edition


2nd Edition Summary and Printing History


Actual 2nd Edition Table of Contents

Patrol and Troop Leadership Handbook (1972-1980)

There was no handbook specifically for patrol leaders during this period, only this much more general leadership book with limited information on how to run a good patrol.
Patrol and Troop Leadership


Patrol and Troop Leadership Summary and Printing History


Actual Patrol and Troop Leadership Table of Contents

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