Principles of Squad Instruction for the Broadsword

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J. B. Lippincott & Company, 1872 - Fencing - 37 pages
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Page 2 - Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1869, by JB LIPPINCOTT & CO., In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Page 15 - ... arm half extended, the thumb opposite to, and 6 inches from the neck, the blade perpendicular, the edge to the left, the thumb extended on the right side of the gripe, the little finger by the side of the others. Carry — SABRE. 1 time. 95. — At the last part of the command, which i?
Page 43 - ... the best- parry is to draw back the right foot quickly against the left, at the same time stretching the arm, bringing the sword in line (edge down) and cutting at the head, without defending one's self otherwise.
Page 43 - Generally the cut at the flank is made at the lower part of the leg instead of the flank...

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