Accession Number : AD0461439


Title :   Organization and Equipment of the Infantry Rifle Squad: From Valley Forge to Road


Descriptive Note : Memorandum


Corporate Author : TECHNICAL OPERATIONS INC FORT BELVOIR VA COMBAT OPERATIONS RESEARCH GROUP


Personal Author(s) : Ney, Virgil


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/461439.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 130


Abstract : The infantry rifle squad has evolved over a period of several hundred years. Historically, the evolution of the infantry squad is based upon the systems of weaponry as developed and in use in a particular period of history. In the United States Army, the infantry rifle squad and its evolution falls into two distinct periods: the American Revolution to World War I; World War I to the present period of 1964.


Descriptors :   *ARMY OPERATIONS , ARMY PERSONNEL , ARMY EQUIPMENT , SQUAD LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS , MILITARY TACTICS , TACTICAL WARFARE , RIFLES , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES)


Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE