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During the hike your equipment for living will be limit...

To Follow The Corporal
Being assembled or deployed, to march the squad without...

Different Kinds Of Attack
The most usual kinds of attack are: Frontal Attack...

Strength And Composition
The strength of a rear guard depends upon the nature ...

General Ideas And Rules For Solving Military Problems
The cave man knocked over his foe with a rude club. T...

The Peacock Butterflies
Plain little Miss Butterfly sat on a bush one day, w...

The Rain Elves
The Rain Elf children had been shut up in their hous...

The Frogs And The Fairies
In a pond in a dell lived a big family of frogs, and...

Attack And Defense
The European War has demonstrated more clearly than...

Was It The Field Fairy?
Jack and his sister Nina were two little orphans who...

Army Slang

The following army slang is universally employed:

Bunkie--the soldier who shares the shelter half or tent of a
comrade in the field. A bunkie looks after his comrade's property
in the event the latter is absent.

Doughboy--the infantryman.

French leave--unauthorized absence.

Holy Joe--the chaplain.

K.O.--the commanding officer.

On the carpet--a call before the commanding officer for


Rookie--a new recruit.

Sand rat--a soldier on duty in the rifle pit during target

Top sergeant--the first sergeant.

Come and get it--the meal is ready to be served.

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