Squad Tactics, Mountaineering Basics, Drill and Rifle
Below are links to the videos produced to date for our American Edelweiss Channel on Youtube:
- Channel Introduction Video
- German Mountain Warfare Video (pdf copy of the video available for download)
Download pdf of German Mountain Warfare presentation from the video here:
Basic Commands & Signals (Drill, Marching and Field)
Download Commands Insert and Squad Formations, Close Order below and link to Manual of Arms for visual details of rifle drill.
Training Booklet #1: The Soldier in the Squad
Download booklet 1 below:
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Training Booklet #2: The Soldier In the Mountains
Download Booklet 2 below:
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All members are required to be proficient in the safe and proper use of the Wehrmacht's infantry rifle, the Mauser K-98. Our training events include instruction on the weapon, using the Mitchell Mauser manual. Download at right and read below.
For a comparison to U.S. infantry squad of the same era, click below:
Instruction Manual For The Infantry
The Rifle Company
16. March 1941
Fully translated by John Baum
available for purchase at https://www.germanmanuals.com/REmanuals.html
Price is $32
See photo gallery below showing the table of contents.
This is the source material for much of what we've put into our training program and much more.