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A Disciplined Soldier
You will be expected to become quickly amenable both ...

Miscellaneous Information
The Bayonet. The bayonet is a cutting and thrusting w...

Examples
Suppose the company to be in line. In executing: ...

The Theory Of Attack
Decisive results are obtained only by the offensive. ...

Infantry
The infantry is the principal and most important arm,...

Books
We recommend that all officers, non-commissioned offi...

Withdrawal From Action
The withdrawal of a defeated force can generally be e...

To March To The Rear
Being in march: 1. To the rear, 2. MARCH. At the c...

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

Junior Division
A junior division of the Reserve Officers' Training C...





TARGET PRACTICE




Miscellaneous Information
The Bayonet. The bayonet is a cutting and thrusting weapon consisting of three principal parts, viz., the blade, the guard, and the grip. The weight of a bayonet is 1 pound. Captain B. A. Dixon, retired, has compiled the following...

Rapid Fire
In rapid fire the battle sight is always used; the firing is against time and at a field target (Target D), and from ranges 200, 300, and sometimes 500 yards. The battle sight corresponds to an elevation of 547 yards, which makes ...

Estimating Distance
Suppose you are out hunting, and that you see a big buck on a distant hill. Suppose that it is exactly 600 yards distant from you, that you are an expert shot, and that you set your sights at 400 yards and fire. Will you hit the dee...

Hints On Rapid Fire
1. When you go to the firing point get two clips of cartridges, one to be used at the command load and the extra one is placed in the belt. 2. See that your cut-off is up. 3. When the target first appears drop quickly into the r...

Estimating Distance Test
This test is usually held after the record firing on the range has been completed. No distance used in this test will be less than 547 yards (battle sight range) or more than 1200 yards, which is considered the extreme range for eff...

Range-finding Instrument
Each company is equipped with a range-finding instrument. All company officers and sergeants should be proficient in using it. The accuracy of this instrument will greatly depend upon the skill of the user, and the visibility of the...

Elevation
General rule for changing the elevation after hitting the target: A change of elevation either up or down, of 100 yards on your rear sight, will raise or lower your bullet in inches on the target equal to the square of your distance...

Appearance Of Objects
Become familiar with the effect which the varying conditions of light, background, etc., have upon the apparent distance of the object. Don't be content to memorize the following data, but go after the underlying reason in each case...

Methods Of Estimating Distances By The Eye
1. Decide that the object cannot be more than a certain distance away, or less than a certain distance. Keep the estimate within the closest possible limits and take the mean of the two estimates as the range. For instance, that dee...

Preliminary Instruction
Your preliminary instructions and their purposes are as follows: 1. Nomenclature of the Rifle. The word nomenclature means the vocabulary of names or technical terms which are appropriate to any particular topic. In this case the ...