Manual of Military Training (Google eBook)

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George Banta Publishing Company, 1914 - Military art and science - 699 pages
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Page 617 - Military courtesy requires the junior to salute first, but when the salute is introductory to a report made at a military ceremony or formation to the representative of a common superior as for example, to the adjutant, officer of the day, etc. the officer making the report, whatever his rank, will salute first ; the officer to whom the report is made will acknowledge by saluting, that he has received and understood the report.
Page 355 - Heels on the same line and as near each other as the conformation of the man permits.
Page xxx - To the flank: 1. Right (left), 2. FACE. Raise slightly the left heel and right toe; face to the right, turning on the right heel, assisted by a slight pressure on the ball of the left foot ; place the left foot by the side of the right. Left face is executed on the left heel in the corresponding manner. Right (left) half face is executed similarly, facing 45.
Page xxxi - If marching in quick time, at the command march, given as either foot strikes the ground, take one step in quick time, and then step off in double time. 64. To resume the quick time: 1. Quick time, 2. MARCH. At the command march...
Page 306 - Arms are brought to the order; the lieutenant and sergeant return to their posts; the company is formed in column of platoons, the band taking post in front of the column; the color bearer places himself...
Page xix - Full distance in column of subdivisions is such that in forming line to the right or left the subdivisions will have their proper intervals. In column of subdivisions the guide of the leading subdivision is charged with the step and direction; the guides in rear preserve the trace, step, and distance.
Page xlix - ... men oblique to the right, place themselves abreast of the pivot, and mark time. In the rear rank the third man from the right, followed in column by the second and first, moves straight to the front until in rear of his front-rank man, when all face to...
Page xvii - When the preparatory command consists of more than one part, its elements are arranged as follows: (1) For movements to be executed successively by the subdivisions or elements of an organization: (a) Description of the movement; (b) how executed, or on what element executed.
Page xlvi - ... half step; the other men of the rank oblique to the right until opposite their places in line, then execute a second right oblique and take the half step on arriving abreast of the pivot man.
Page xxxi - At the command march, given as either foot strikes the ground, advance and plant the other foot ; bring up the foot in rear and continue the cadence by alternately raising each foot about 2 inches and planting it on line with the other. Being at a halt, at the command march, raise and plant the feet as described above.

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