54 STAT.] 7&rH CONG. , 3D SESS.-CH. 343 -JUNE 13, 1940 ment, $50,000, of which $30,000 shall be available immediately and exclusively for the actual and necessary expenses, as may be deter- mined and approved by the Secretary of War, of officers of the Army on special duty in European countries. EDUCATIONAL ORDERS For placing educational orders and for expenditures incidental to the accomplishment of procurements thereunder, as authorized by the Act of June 16, 1938, as amended by section 13 of the Act of April 3, 1939, $16,250,000: Provided,That the Secretary of War shall submit to Congress as early as may be practicable at the next regular session a detailed report of all expenditures from appropriations under this head for the period ending December 31, 1940. GENERAL STAFF CORPS MILITARY INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES For miscellaneous expenses requisite for and incident to the mili- tary intelligence activities of the Army and maintenance of the mili- tary attaches at the United States Embassies and Legations abroad, including the purchase of lawbooks, maps, professional books of refer- ence, and subscriptions to newspapers and periodicals; for the hire of interpreters, special agents, and guides, and for such other purposes as the Secretary of War may deem proper, including not to exceed $5,000 for the actual and necessary expenses of officers of the Army on duty abroad for the purpose of observing operations of armies of foreign states at war, to be paid upon certificates of the Secretary of War that the expenditures were necessary for obtaining military information, $125,000, to be expended under the direction of the Sec- retary of War, and $10,000 of such sum shall be available immedi- ately: Provided, That section 3648, Revised Statutes (31 U. S . C. 529), shall not apply to payments made from appropriations con- tained in this Act in compliance with the laws of foreign countries or their ministerial regulations under which the military attaches are required to operate. FIELD EXERCISES For expenses required for the conduct of special field exercises, including participation therein by the National Guard and the Organized Reserves, and including pay and travel of temporary employees and officers and enlisted men of the National Guard and the Organized Reserves, not otherwise provided for, allowances for enlisted men for quarters and rations, troop movements and travel of personnel of the Re,_ular Army, in connection with special field exer- cises, including special combat training for small units, movement of materiel, maintenance and operation of structures and utilities, rental of land or purchase of options to rent land without reference to sec- tion 3648, Revised Statutes, use or repair of private property, and any other requisite supplies and services, and for settlement of claims (not exceeding $500 each) for damages to or loss of private property resulting from such exercises that have accrued or may hereafter accrue, when payment thereof will be accepted by the owners of the property in full satisfaction of such damages, and each claim is sub- stantiated in such manner as the Secretary of War may prescribe by regulations and is approved by the Secretary of War, or by such other officer or officers as he may designate, whose action thereon shall be conclusive, $8,231,306. 193470°- 41-PT . I-23 353 Officers on special duty in European countries, expenses. Educational orders. 52 Stat. 707; 53 Stac. 560. 50 U. S. C., Supp. V, §§ 91-94. Proviso. Report to Congress. Post, pp . 601, 655, 966. Post, pp. 655, 966. Miscellaneous ex- penses. Observing opera- tions offoreign armies. Proviso. Provisions waived. Post, pp. 601, 66. Participation by National Guard, etc. Rental of land, etc. 31 U.S. C. §529. Private property damage claims.