Self-helps for the Citizen Soldier: Being a Popular Explanation of Things Military

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George Banta publishing Company, 1915 - Military art and science - 239 pages
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Page 82 - Head erect and squarely to the front, chin drawn in so that the axis of the head and neck Is vertical; eyes straight to the front. Weight of the body resting equally upon the heels and balls of the feet.
Page 233 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized to issue, without expense to the United States, for use in target practice, United States magazine rifles and appendages therefor not of the existing service model and not necessary for the maintenance of a proper reserve supply, together with forty rounds of ball cartridges suitable to said arm, for each range at which target practice is had, not to exceed a total of one hundred and twenty rounds per year per man participating in target practice, to...
Page 34 - Territories and the District of Columbia, and every ablebodied male of foreign birth who has declared his intention to become a citizen, who is more than eighteen and less than fortyfive years of age, and shall be divided into two classes — the organized militia to be known as the National Guard of the State, Territory or District of Columbia, or by such other designations as may be given them by the laws of the respective States or Territories, and the remainder to be known as the Reserve Militia.
Page 203 - States, particularly among civilians, both as a sport and for the purposes of qualifying as finished marksmen those individuals who may be called upon to serve in time of war; to encourage competition in marksmanship between teams and individuals...
Page 82 - Head erect and squarely to the front ; chin drawn in so that the axis of the head and neck is vertical; eyes straight to the front.
Page 27 - In this country there is not the slightest danger of an overdevelopment of warlike spirit, and there never has been any such danger. In all our history there has never been a time when preparedness for war was any menace to peace. On the contrary again and again we have owed peace to the fact that we were prepared for war...

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