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):

Report Date:

1965-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

130.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE