An officer with the help of a model explains when is the Skirmish Line formation used during a battle.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:4 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
The advantages of the different Platoon formations during a war. The Sergeants seated on a desk. A Rifle Squad officer uses a model to explain when is the Skirmish Line used. He starts from the approach march. The model shows the squad breaking into small platoon columns after firing of an artillery. The Sergeants listen to him. He also speaks that the troops are in squad column formation until they reach the particular range of the rifles. He focuses on two things first not to fire from more than 400 yards and do not deploy skirmish until we are forced to fire. He speaks about when and why to deploy skirmishes. He also states three reason for delaying the deployment of skirmishes.
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