Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Army of the United States, 1917 To be used by Engineer companies (dismounted) and Coast Artillery companies for Infantry instruction and training
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Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Army of the United States, 1917 To be used by Engineer companies (dismounted) and Coast Artillery companies for Infantry instruction and training

By United States. War Department
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Table of Contents
  • MANUAL FOR NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES OF INFANTRY OF THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • Section 1. Oath of enlistment.
    • Section 2. Obedience.
    • Section 3. Loyalty.
    • Section 4. Discipline.
    • Section 5. Military courtesy.
    • Section 6. Saluting.
    • Section 7. Rules governing saluting.
    • Section 8. Courtesies in conversation.
  • CHAPTER II.
    • Section 1. The rifle.
    • Section 2. Care of the rifle.
    • Section 3. Cleaning the rifle.
    • Section 4. Uniforms.
    • Section 5. The service kit.
    • Section 6. The surplus kit.
    • Section 7. Assembling infantry equipment.[3]
      • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT.
      • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT.
      • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT LESS THE PACK.
      • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT LESS THE PACK.
      • TO DISCARD THE PACK WITHOUT REMOVING THE EQUIPMENT FROM THE BODY.
      • OLD MODEL EQUIPMENT.
    • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT.
    • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT.
    • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT LESS THE PACK.
    • TO ASSEMBLE THE FULL EQUIPMENT LESS THE PACK.
    • TO DISCARD THE PACK WITHOUT REMOVING THE EQUIPMENT FROM THE BODY.
    • OLD MODEL EQUIPMENT.
  • CHAPTER III.
    • Section 1. The ration.
    • Section 2. Individual cooking.
    • Section 3. The forage ration.
  • CHAPTER IV.
    • PERSONAL HYGIENE.
    • CARE OF THE FEET.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • Section 1. Definitions.
    • Section 2.--Introdution.
    • Section 3. Orders, commands, and signals.
      • ORDERS.
      • COMMANDS.
      • BUGLE SIGNALS.
      • WHISTLE SIGNALS.
      • ARM SIGNALS.
      • FLAG SIGNALS.
      • (2) THE TWO-ARM SEMAPHORE CODE.
    • ORDERS.
    • COMMANDS.
    • BUGLE SIGNALS.
    • WHISTLE SIGNALS.
    • ARM SIGNALS.
    • FLAG SIGNALS.
    • (2) THE TWO-ARM SEMAPHORE CODE.
    • Section 4. School of the soldier.
      • INSTRUCTION WITHOUT ARMS.
    • INSTRUCTION WITHOUT ARMS.
    • Section 5. School of the squad.
      • THE USE OF COVER.
      • OBSERVATION.
    • THE USE OF COVER.
    • OBSERVATION.
    • Section 6. School of the company.
      • CLOSE ORDER.
      • EXTENDED ORDER.
    • CLOSE ORDER.
    • EXTENDED ORDER.
    • Section 7. Company inspection.
    • Section 8. Manual of Tent Pitching.
    • Section 9. Manual of the Bayonet.
      • THE BAYONET.
      • I. INSTRUTION WITHOUT THE RIFLE.
      • II. INSTRUCTION WITH THE RIFLE.
      • III. INSTRUCTION WITHOUT THE BAYONET.
      • IV. COMBINED MOVEMENT.
      • V. PRACTICAL BAYONET COMBAT.
      • VI. FENCING EXERCISES.
      • VII. FENCING AT WILL.
    • THE BAYONET.
    • I. INSTRUTION WITHOUT THE RIFLE.
    • II. INSTRUCTION WITH THE RIFLE.
    • III. INSTRUCTION WITHOUT THE BAYONET.
    • IV. COMBINED MOVEMENT.
    • V. PRACTICAL BAYONET COMBAT.
    • VI. FENCING EXERCISES.
    • VII. FENCING AT WILL.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • Section 1. Principles of infantry training.
    • Section 2. Combat.
    • Section 3. Patrolling.
    • Section 4. Advance Guards.
    • Section 5. Rear guards.
    • Section 6. Flank guards.
    • Section 7. Outposts.
    • Section 8. Rifle Trenches.
  • CHAPTER VII.
    • Section 1. Breaking Camp and Preparation for a March.
    • Section 2. Marching.
    • Section 3. Making Camp.
    • Section 4. Camp Service and Duties.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
    • Section 1. Preliminary training in markmanship.
    • Section 2. Sight Adjustment.
    • Section 3. Table of sight corrections.
    • Section 4. Aiming.
    • Section 5. Battle sight.
    • Section 6. Trigger squeeze.
    • Section 7. Firing positions.
    • Section 8. Calling the shot.
    • Section 9. Coordination.
    • Section 10. Advice to riflemen.
    • Section 11. The course in small-arms firing.
    • Section 12. Targets.
    • Section 13. Pistol and Revolver Practice.[8]
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • Section 1. Introduction.
    • Section 2. Classification of interior guards.
    • Section 3. Details and rosters.
    • Section 4. Commander of the guard.
    • Section 5. Sergeant of the guard.
    • Section 6. Corporal of the Guard.
    • Section 7. Musicians of the guard.
    • Section 8. Orderlies and color sentinels.
    • Section 9. Privates of the Guard.
    • Section 10. Orders for Sentinels.
    • Section 11. Countersigns and Paroles.
    • Section 12. Guard Patrols.
    • Section 13. Watchmen.
    • Section 14. Compliments from Guards.
    • Section 15. Prisoners.
    • Section 16. Guarding Prisoners.
    • Section 17. Flags.
    • Section 18. Reveille and Retreat Gun.
    • Section 19. Guard Mounting.
    • Section 20, Formal Guard Mounting for Infantry.
    • Section 21. Informal guard mounting for Infantry.
    • Section 22. Relieving the Old Guard.
  • CHAPTER X.
    • Section 1. Military map reading.
    • Section 2. Sketching.
      • Field Maps and Sketches.
    • Field Maps and Sketches.
  • CHAPTER XI.
  • CHAPTER XII.
    • General Instructions for Army Signaling.
      • The International Morse or General Service Code.
      • Visual Signaling in General.
      • Visual Signaling: By Flag (Wig-Wag), Torch, Hand Lantern, or Beam or Searchlight (Without Shutter).
      • Signaling with Heliograph, Flash Lantern, and Searchlight (With Shutter).
      • Signaling by Two-Arm Semaphore.
    • The International Morse or General Service Code.
    • Visual Signaling in General.
    • Visual Signaling: By Flag (Wig-Wag), Torch, Hand Lantern, or Beam or Searchlight (Without Shutter).
    • Signaling with Heliograph, Flash Lantern, and Searchlight (With Shutter).
    • Signaling by Two-Arm Semaphore.
  • CHAPTER XIII.
  • CHAPTER XIV.
    • Section 1. General Provisions.
    • Section 2. The Army of the United States
    • Section 3. Rank and precedence of officers and noncommissioned officers.
    • Section 4. Insignia of officers and noncommissioned officers.
    • Section 5. Extracts from the Articles of War.
  • CHAPTER XV.
  • APPENDIX.
  • INDEX.
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