Infantry Drills

A-72: Disposition

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A-72. Higher headquarters’ information, he determines how the enemy is (or might be) arrayed. If the information is available, he determines the echelon force where the enemy originated. He determines the disposition of the next two higher enemy elements. From this analysis, he might be able to determine patterns in the enemy’s employment or troops and equipment.

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