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Strength
The strength of the patrol will generally depend on i...

Advice Regarding Habits
Your life in camp in regard to food, exercise, hours ...

Little Pitcher-man
On a pantry shelf there once lived a funny squatty-l...

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

Advice To Officers
A company of infantry is composed of three officers a...

To Increase Or Diminish Intervals
If assembled, and it is desired to deploy at greater ...

Close Order Drills
For several days after reporting you will undergo man...

The Windflower's Story
One day a little Windflower growing in a garden hear...

Articles Of War
The Army is governed by the Articles of War, which ca...

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





TARGET PRACTICE




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 ...

Slow Fire Targets
This target is used during slow fire at 200 and 300 yards. This target is used during slow fire at 500 and 600 yards. ...

Windage
The rear sight is set on a movable base so that it can be moved to the right or left and the aiming point shifted accordingly in order to counteract the effect of the wind on the bullet. General Rule. To shift the striking point o...

Returning
A patrol can never be certain that the enemy's patrols are not operating in its rear. Hence in returning, it is necessary to observe the usual precautions. If the patrol has eluded the enemy, it is best to return over a route other ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Care Of The Rifle
Keep the metal part of your rifle covered with a thin coating of light oil; 3-in-1 oil is ordinarily used. This is especially important in damp weather. Always clean the bore from the breech. This avoids injuring the muzzle. The ...

Trial Shots Or Volleys
If the ground is so dry and dusty that the fall of the bullets is visible through a glass or with the naked eye, a method of determining the distance is afforded by using a number of trial shots or volleys. The method of using trial...