Infantry Journal, Band 10

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United States Infantry Association., 1914
 

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Seite 842 - It will frequently be impossible to obtain satisfactory information until after the action has begun. The delay that may be warranted for the purpose of reconnaissance depends upon the nature of the attack and the necessity for promptness. For example, in a meeting engagement, and sometimes in a holding attack, the reconnaissance may have to be hasty and superficial, whereas in an attack against an enemy carefully prepared for defense there will generally be both time and necessity for thorough reconnaissance.
Seite 664 - Habit is thus the enormous fly-wheel of society, its most precious conservative agent. It alone is what keeps us all within the bounds of ordinance, and saves the children of fortune from the envious uprisings of the poor.
Seite 595 - Price $2.50 postpaid An invaluable guide in all matters concerning administration, paper work, duties of company officers, adjutants, quartermasters, aides-de-camp, and recruiting officers. Treats of customs of the service, army organization, and the numerous other phases of army life. Noncommissioned Officers' Manual Price $1.50 postpaid Based on the condensed experiences of over fifty old and experienced noncommissioned officers of the Regular Army. Officers of the National Guard attending camps...
Seite 800 - Ancient civilization may be compared with modern in many respects, and plausible arguments constructed to show that it is better; but you cannot compare the two in military power. Napoleon could indisputably have conquered Alexander ; our Indian army would not think much of the Retreat of the Ten Thousand. And I suppose the improvement has been continuous: I have not the slightest...
Seite 800 - The progress of the military art is the most conspicuous— I was about to say the most showy— fact in human history. Ancient civilization may be compared with modern in many respects, and plausible arguments constructed to show that it is better; but you cannot compare the two in military power. Napoleon could indisputably have conquered Alexander; our Indian army would not think much...
Seite 801 - Conquest improved mankind by the intermixture of strength; the armed truce, which was then called peace, improved them by the competition of training and the consequent creation of new power. Since the long-headed men first drove the short-headed men out of the best land in Europe, all European history has been the history of the superposition of the more military races over the less military — of the efforts, sometimes successful, sometimes unsuccessful, of each race to get more military ; and...
Seite 910 - The hair to be short, or what is generally termed cropped: the whiskers not to extend below the lower tip of the ear, and a line thence with the curve of the mouth : Moustaches will not be worn (except by Cavalry regiments) by officers or men on any pretence whatever.
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Seite 595 - JAMES A. MOSS, US Army Officers' Manual Price $2.50 postpaid An invaluable guide in all matters concerning administration, paper work, duties of company officers, adjutants, quartermasters, aides-de-camp, and recruiting officers. Treats of customs of the service, army organization, and the numerous other phases of army life. Noncommissioned Officers...

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