A Report on the Feasibility and Advisability of Some Policy to Inaugurate a System of Rifle Practice Throughout the Public Schools of the Country
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Rifle practice - 9 pages
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Page 9 - ... to shoot, and that unless they can shoot accurately, they are of little value as soldiers. If, however, the young men who are graduating from our high schools in the different states should be skilled riflemen, the country can rest content with a small...
Page 8 - Shibboleth that the introduction of rifle practice into the public schools is now advocated as a peace measure. The experience of our recent wars [it is held] has pointed out that, while there is no difficulty in case of war in getting all the volunteers that the country requires, and they can be given a reasonable amount of drill in a few weeks, it takes them a long time to learn to shoot, and that unless they can shoot accurately, they are of little value as soldiers.
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Page 2 - Ohio, was appointed to inquire into and report at the next annual meeting of the board upon — The feasibility and advisability of some policy to inaugurate a system of rifle practice...