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" proceed in like manner, and so on to the left. The faces of the men, and not their breasts or feet, are the line of dressing. Each man is to be able just to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second . man beyond him. "
Field exercise and evolutions of infantry - Page 18
by War office - 1859
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Field Exercise and Evolutions of the Army

Great Britain. Army, Henry Whitelock Torrens - 1824 - 335 pages
...attempt it by any sudden or violent alteration, which must infallibly derange whatever is beyond him. The faces of the men, and not their breasts or feet,...lower part of the face of the second man beyond him. In In dressing, the eyes of the men are always turned to the officer who gives the word Dress; and...
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The theory of the infantry movements, by the author of 'The ..., Volume 1

Antonio Lopez Suasso Diaz de Fonseca (baron.) - 1825
...that, with the least turn possible of the head, each man, by glancing the eyes to the dressing side, is just to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him.* 4 34 The Prussians, in the correction of their alignements, look to the line formed by the shoulders...
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Regulations for the instruction, formations, and movements of the cavalry ...

Army - 1844
...attempt it by any sudden or violent alteration, which must infallibly derange whatever is beyond him. The faces of the men, and not their breasts or feet, are the line of dressing. Each man must just be able to distinguish the surface of the face of the second man beyond him. The faults generally...
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The theory of the infantry movements. [With] Explanation of the plates, Volume 1

Antonio baron Lopez Suasso Diaz de Fonseca - 1846
...that, with the least turn possible of the head, each man, by glancing the eyes to the dressing side, is just to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him. 84 The dressing of a line may take place, both forwards and backwards, from the right, from the left,...
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The volunteers' handbook

War office - 1859
...position in the rank, and no sudden or violent exertion must be allowed in order to attain that object. The faces of the men, and not their breasts or feet,...lower part of the face of the second man beyond him. In dressing, the eyes of the men are to be turned to the officer who gives the word '' Dress " ; and...
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A manual of drill, prepared for the use of the county and district ...

Manual - 1860
...shuffle up into line in the manner already described ; as soon as he is steady, the next file will proceed in like manner, and so on to the left. The...lower part of the face of the second man beyond him. Eyes - When the instructor is satisfied that the line is front, correct, he will give the words Eyes-front,...
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Sinnott's Military catechism, adapted to the revised system of the 'Field ...

John Sinnott (adjutant, 47th regt.) - 1860
...back, breast advanced, head erect, and the body inclined forward. A.—On each man being just able to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him, on that flank by which he is dressing. Q. 6.—On what depends the true principle of dressing ? Q....
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Sinnott's Military catechism, adapted to the revised system of the 'Field ...

John Sinnott (adjutant, 47th regt.) - 1860
...forward. Q. 5.—On what depends the true principle of dressing ? A.—On each man being just able to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him, on that flank by which he is dressing. Q. 6.—Ought not the rear rank, at all times, to conform to...
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Sinnott's Military catechism, adapted to the revised system of the 'Field ...

John Sinnott (adjutant, 47th regt.) - 1860
...forward. Q. 5.—On what depends the true principle of dressing ? A.—On each man being just able to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him, on that flank by which he is dressing. Q. g.—Ought the rear rank to conform to the dressing of the...
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The volunteer rifleman, and the rifle

John Boucher (of the 5th Dragoon guards.) - 1860
...shoulders and body square to the front; when, if properly dressed (or in line), each man will just be able to distinguish the lower part of the face of the second man beyond him ; but if not properly dressed, very short quick steps, forwards or backwards, must be taken to gain...
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