British military terminology by United States. War Dept. General Staff

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Barrage. Zone of fire. Same. -A folder or envelope containing descriptive and statistical data, photographs, maps, charts, overlays, or drawings, to show location, approaches, defenses, and other important data concerning the objective. -A picture made with a camera whose optical axis is titled away from the vertical. -Units whose primary functions are reconnaissance and observation of near objectives, observation of artillery fire; and command, courier, and liaison duty for ground units. -A point selected for the observation and conduct of fire, for the observation of an area or sector, for the study of objectives, or for the purpose of securing information of the enemy and his activities.

TERMS AND BRITISH EQUIVALENTS Platoon Defense Area Company Defense Area (3) (4) 39 Main Line of Resistance (MLR) (1) Battalion Defense Area (5) Battalion Defense Area (5) Regimental Reserve Line (RRL) (2) Regimental Reserve Area (6) British equivalents (Line of) forward defended localities (FDL's). (2) Brigade reserve position. (3) Platoon sector. (1) (4) Company sector. (5) Battalion sector. (6) Brigade reserve area. -U. S. regiment in defense (with equivalent British terminology). -A representation (usually on a flat surface) of the surface of the earth, or some part of it, showing the relative size and position, according to some given scale or projection, of the parts represented.

Operation instruction (s). Same. Same. Junction point. Same. Start(ing) line. fig. 2, p. ) (See U. S. -The line occupied by the observation elements of the outpost position. The line from a position finder to a target at the instant of a recorded observation. -A map or map substitute on which are shown the actual routes of wire circuits. -The possible plans open to a commander in a particular situation. -The network of railways, waterways, and roads which lead into the combat zone from administrative establishments located in the communications zone or in the zone of the interior.

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