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Infantry Battalion
Four companies of infantry. (There are three battalio...

General Advice
The United States is divided geographically into milita...

Discontented Dewdrop
One morning a little Dewdrop was resting on the peta...

Rules For Guides
A guide is a noncommissioned officer or a private upo...

The Little China Shepherdess
On the parlor mantel of a farmhouse stood little Chi...

The Assembly
The captain takes his post in front of, or designates...

Dame Cricket's Story
"Come, children, it is time to get up," said Dame Cr...

How The Buttercup Grew Yellow
Long, long ago it is told that the flowers were all ...

Fire Superiority
Do not study this chapter until you begin your exte...

Esprit De Corps
Have too much esprit de corps to complain of the leng...





FIRE SUPERIORITY




Fire Direction
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...

Fire Control
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. ...

Fire Superiority
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...