This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... hedgerows, or patches of gorse and bushes, lying still, close under the edge of such vegetation, until the aeroplane has passed on. (7) ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 Excerpt: ... hedgerows, or patches of gorse and bushes, lying still, close under the edge of such vegetation, until the aeroplane has passed on. (7) Formed bodies of infantry must be got under trees or into woods if they are to escape observation, for in the open they are certain to be seen. (8) Artillery will probably be unable to conceal either their guns or their horses, except in very favorable country where trees are numerous and the view much restricted. Guns in the open will no doubt be easily seen, and the only hope of concealment is to occupy a position close up to a hedgerow and fire through it. (9) When troops are in camp, or in bivouac, every endeavor should be made to alter the usual formations with a view to deceiving the observer, and causing him to mistake one unit for another, e. g., a battery for a Field Company, R. E. Guns can be covered with tarpaulin or hay. Where feasible, cooking should be done near villages, so that the smoke does not attract attention. (10) The question will often arise as to how long the presence of a hostile aeroplane is to be permitted to interfere with or paralyze the manoeuvre which may be in progress. Time may be a more important element than discovery, and brigade commanders must judge whether it is more advisable to delay the movement by taking cover and remaining hidden, or to continue the manoeuvre. THE AEROPLANE S VALUE IN NAVAL WARFARE A RUSSIAN BATTLESHIP PHOTOGRAPHED FROM THE SKY, THE TAIL OF THE AEROPLANE SHOWING AT THE LEFT OF THE PICTURE As General Bonneau, of the French Army, expressed it after using aeroplanes in the manoeuvres. "With the aeroplane everything is seen by the eye; nothing is left to guess."' With the aeroplanes there are no military "curtains," nor any covers that can hide f...Read Less
New. 253 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1914 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Co. )
New. pp. 253. Pages 253 It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back (1914 ). Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
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