We have just described what the captain directs. Now we must put his directions (orders) into effect. This is done through his platoon leaders, assisted by the platoon guides and the corporals. 1st, The platoon leaders point out and describe their...
A company that cannot start firing or stop firing, that cannot fire faster or slower, that cannot distribute equally its fire over an opposing target, that cannot switch its fire from one place to another and make bull's-eyes, would be as unsucces...
Do not study this chapter until you begin your extended order drills. If the authors of this text were requested to select for you the most important of all information that you will receive during your instruction at a training camp, they wou...
The Fire Attack
The principles governing the advance of the firing line in attack are considered in the chapters on Attack and Defense. When it becomes impracticable for the company to advance as a whole by ordinary means, it advances by rushes. Being in ski...