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Distance From The Main Body
While the distance between these two bodies should be...

Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Defensive
The defense has the following advantages over the att...

Estimating Distance Test
This test is usually held after the record firing on ...

Conduct Of The Patrol
In communicating with each other for ordinary purpose...

Gas
Most of the gas used on the battlefield today is dead...

The Tell-tale Goblin
Once upon a time there was a Little Fairy who loved ...

Fire Control
We have just described what the captain directs. Now ...

Jack The Preacher
One morning in very early springtime the big Evergre...

Rules Governing The Carrying Of The Piece
Third. The cut-off is kept turned down, except when u...

Extended Order Drills
As soon as your progress in close order is sufficient...





FIRST AID TO THE INJURED




Arm Signals
The following arm signals are prescribed. In making signals either arm may be used. Officers who receive signals on the firing line repeat back at once to prevent misunderstanding. Forward, MARCH. Carry the hand to the shoulder;...

Heat Exhaustion--(the Skin Is Cool)
Symptoms: Nausea, a staggering gait, pulse is weak, and the patient may quickly become unconscious. The skin is cool. This condition is dangerous. Treatment: Rub the limbs vigorously. Give stimulants; apply heat. ...

Broken Bone (fracture)
The next injury you must know is a broken bone. You will usually know when an arm or leg is broken by the way the arm or leg is held, for the wounded man loses control over the limb. Suppose your comrade breaks his leg or arm. What ...

Sunstroke--(the Skin Is Hot)
A sunstroke is accompanied by the following symptoms: headache, dizziness, sense of oppression, nausea, colored vision, and often the patient becomes insensible. The muscles are relaxed, face flushed, skin hot, pulse rapid, and the ...

Fainting
Symptom: Loss of consciousness. It is usually the result of severe bleeding or exhaustion from fatigue. This condition is rarely dangerous. Treatment: Lay the patient on his back, head a little lower than rest of body, arms by sid...

Cautions
1. Act quickly but quietly. Be calm and quiet. Don't lose your head. 2. Make the injured party sit or lie down. 3. See the injury clearly before treating it. Send for a doctor if the wound is serious. 4. Do not remove more cl...

Snake Bite
In snake bites the poison acts quickly. Treatment: Apply a tourniquet between the wound and the heart so as to stop the circulation and prevent the system from absorbing the poison. Get out your knife and make a couple of cross cu...

Extinguishing Burning Clothes
Treatment: Lie down on the floor and roll up as tightly as possible in a rug blanket, etc., leaving only the head out. If nothing can be obtained in which to wrap yourself, lie down and roll over slowly and at the same time beat out...

Stomach Wounds
Send for a doctor. Lie perfectly quiet. Don't lose your head and don't attempt to crawl to help or to stir around. Place a clean piece of cloth over the wound and keep it constantly wet with a solution of salt water. If the wound is...

Freezing And Frostbite
Symptom: The part frozen appears white or bluish and is cold. Treatment: Raise the temperature of the frozen member slowly by rubbing it with snow or ice and water, in a cool place. Don't go near a fire. ...