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65th (2nd Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot

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Rifle Drill - Change Arms

Here are the commands that bring a man to Change Arms at:


Change Arms on the Slope

Change Arms on the Slope




Change - Arms 1.
  • Pass the left hand up quickly and sieze the small of the butt, fingers and thumbs round the stock;
  • at the same time, seize the butt with the right hand, two first joints of the fingers round the stock, thumb in front of the heel;
  • raise the rifle to a perpendicular position,
  • carry it across the body and
  • place it on the right shoulder, then
  • drop the left hand to the side.


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Created 27 September. 1998