T he halved joint is frequently known as half-lapping, and sometimes as checking and half-checking. In the majority of cases it is made by halving the two pieces, i.e., by cutting half the depth of the wood away. There are, however, exceptions ... Read more of The Halved Joint at Wood Workings.caInformational Site Network Informational
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Intelligence Section General Staff
There is a special committee of the Great General Sta...

The Oblique March
For the instruction of recruits, the squad being in c...

Facing Or Marching To The Rear
Being in line, line of platoons, or in column of plat...

Hints On Rapid Fire
1. When you go to the firing point get two clips of c...

The Eatyoup
Dicky Duck was a very wise young fellow. He swam ab...

Orianna
Bunny White, one night when the Fairies were holding...

Correct Procedure In Giving The Main Part Of A Field Order
1st. Give the information of the enemy and of our own...

Slow Fire Targets
This target is used during slow fire at 200 and 300 yar...

Side Step
Being at a halt or mark time: 1. Right (left) step, 2...

Examinations
Each applicant for a commission in the Reserve Corps ...





SCHOOL OF THE COMPANY




Examples
Suppose the company to be in line. In executing: 1. Squads right. The guides go to the left flank. 2. Right by squads. The guides go to the left flank. 3. Squads left. The guides go to the right flank. 4. L...

Extended Order Drills
As soon as your progress in close order is sufficiently advanced, you will be given extended order drill, which will teach you the formations used in battle, and how a firing line is controlled. They are executed at ease. We shou...

Facing Or Marching To The Rear
Being in line, line of platoons, or in column of platoons or squads, to face or march to the rear: 1. Squads right (left) about, 2. MARCH; or, 1. Squads right (left) about, 2. MARCH, 3. Company, 4. HALT. Executed by each squad as ...

School Of The Company
The company in line is formed in double rank with the men arranged, as far as practicable, according to height from right to left, the tallest on the right. The original division into squads is effected by the command: Count off. ...

To Form The Company
At the sounding of the assembly the first sergeant takes position 6 paces in front of where the center of the company is to be, faces it, draws saber, and commands: Fall in. The right guide of the company places himself, facing to...

The Assembly
The captain takes his post in front of, or designates, the element on which the company is to assemble and commands: 1. Assemble, 2. MARCH. If in skirmish line the men move promptly toward the designated point and the company is r...

Stack And Take Arms
The subject of stack and take arms is less important than the rest of this chapter. It is difficult to be learned from a book. Your company commander will explain it to you. It is given here to serve as a reference. Being in line...

Rules For Deployments
The command guide right (left or center) indicates the base squad for the deployment; if in line it designates the actual right (left or center) squad; if in column the command guide right (left) designates the leading squad, and the ...

Fourth Movement Column Right
Being in column of squads, to change direction: 1. Column right (left), 2. MARCH. At the second command the front rank of the leading squad turns to the right on moving pivot as in the School of the Squad; the other ranks, withou...

Close Order
In column of squads, each rank preserves the alignment toward the side of the guide. Men in the line of file closers do not execute loadings and firings. ...