Do not study this chapter until you begin your extended order drills.
If the authors of this text were requested to select for you the most
important of all information that you will receive during your
instruction at a training...
We have just described what the captain directs. Now we must put his
directions (orders) into effect. This is done through his platoon
leaders, assisted by the platoon guides and the corporals. 1st, The
platoon leaders point out and...
The Fire Attack
The principles governing the advance of the firing line in attack are
considered in the chapters on Attack and Defense.
When it becomes impracticable for the company to advance as a whole by
ordinary means, it advances by rushes.
A company that cannot start firing or stop firing, that cannot fire
faster or slower, that cannot distribute equally its fire over an
opposing target, that cannot switch its fire from one place to another
and make bull's-eyes, would...