An interesting part of our training was that we were being used as guinea pigs by Guards drill experts who were writing a drill manual
for the new SLR (self-loading rifle) being used by our regiment in Cyprus.
Lawrence charts the publication by the King's Printers of a drill manual
near the beginning of the Thirty Years' War, with particular focus on the privately printed manuals produced by English soldiers who had fought in the Low Countries and brought "Dutch innovations in infantry practice" (117) back to England.
Chidambaram on Friday released two books titled 'Police Drill Manual
' and 'Data on Police Organisations in India.'
They cover the King's Printers' Bible monopoly in the reign of James I; purchases of special forms of prayers in English parishes 1558-1640; prayer book, polemic, and performance; print in the time of Jacobean parliaments; the fate of George Hakewill's writings in the context of the Spanish match; John Donne, James I, and the dilemmas of publication; Francis Bacon, King James, and the private revision of public negotiations; and the evolution of the English drill manual
: soldiers, printers, and military culture.
He wrote the Revolutionary War Drill Manual
, known as "The Blue Book," which served as the standard United States drill manual
until the War of 1812.
Reaching back in my memory (Bulford Camp, 1948), I realized that the British Army drill manual
had a specified way of saluting while riding a bicycle.
One of the academic requirements Drill Instructor School students are expected to meet is the verbatim memorization of the entire Drill Manual
, said Torres-Pintos.
While observing training, leaders at the platoon level have expressed during previous NTC rotations that they didn't know where or how to find Army Training and Evaluation Program (ARTEP) or battle drill manuals
from the Army Publishing Directorate (APD).
Adaptations of French or Prussian tactics, essentially branch tactical drill manuals
, constituted the first era of Army doctrine from 1779-1904.
Today, the members of the re-enacting group do not portray specific individuals, but are soldiers of varying ranks, using firsthand sources such as drill manuals
, diaries of combat and orderly books, Mr.
Paddy Griffith's FRENCH NAPOLEONIC INFANTRY TACTICS 1792-1815 (9781846032783, $17.95) covers the history of Bonaparte's Grande Armee, surveying tactics and using original drill manuals
and writing to discuss French infantry organization and strategy.
A few of the commands shouted by Driscoll's officers smack more of the eighteenth century than the drill manuals
of the Civil War era.