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A Very Fast M-1

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by HOWARD J, Nov 19, 2010.

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  1. HOWARD J

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    When you think of hours of practice! That was great a team and a really a good show.

    Mark
     
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    Very cool. I always wondered what the point of all that was. Not that it's pointless, but...is there any reason for it other than showing off? What was the origin? Are there specific moves that signify things, or is it just to show how much of a bad-ass you can be slinging a rifle around?
     
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    I'm amazed every time i see something with such coordination. And I dug the whole "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" musical arrangement...
     
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    1. The five purposes of close order drill are to:
    - Provide simple formation from which various combat formations could readily be assumed.
    - Move units from one place to another in a standard and orderly manner, while maintaining the best possible appearance.
    - Provide the troops an opportunity to handle individual weapons.
    - Instill discipline through precision and automatic response to orders.
    - Increase a leader’s confidence through the exercise of command by giving proper commands and drilling troops.

    It goes beyond the above, but I'm not sure most outside the military quite grasp it.
     
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    It all starts with learning the comand "Inspection Arms" as a unit.

    Combine that with close order drill and pretty soon one unit wants to be a little better, a little slicker and a little flashier than the guys across the parade ground.
     
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    His Majesty The King's Guard. (King of Norway, that is.)

    They are all conscripts, including the musicians.

    The marching and music is something they do in addition to their primary duty as riflemen.
     
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    Awesome with bayonettes too
     
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