By James Donovan
In June of 1876, on a hill above a winding river referred to as "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 males less than his direct command have been annihilated via approximately 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. This devastating loss prompted an uproar, and public figures pointed arms on the way to keep away from accountability. Custer, who used to be comfortably lifeless, took the brunt of the blame.
The fact, despite the fact that, used to be way more advanced. A negative GLORY is the 1st publication to narrate the full tale of this without end attention-grabbing conflict, and the 1st to name upon the entire very important new forensic examine of the prior sector century. it's also the 1st publication to carry to gentle the main points of the military cover-up--and get to the bottom of one of many maximum mysteries in US army heritage.
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B) Drainage and dry river beds except in combat areas. (c) Avalanche areas. (4) Location large and level enough to lie down in. b. Types. (1) Immediate shelters. Find shelter needing minimal improvements (Figure VI-4). Figure VI-4. Immediate Shelters (2) General shelter. Temperate climates require any shelter that gives protection from wind and rain. (3) Thermal A Frame, Snow Trench, Snow Cave. (Figures VI-5 through VI-7). Cold climates require an enclosed, insulated shelter. (a) Snow is the most abundant insulating material.
B. Prepare signaling devices (use as directed or as briefed). c. ). 4. Recovery Procedures a. Assist recovery force in identifying your position. b. Stay concealed until recovery is imminent (in combat). c. For a landing/ground recovery— (1) Assume a non-threatening posture. (2) Secure weapons and avoid quick movement. (3) DO NOT approach recovery vehicle until instructed. (4) Beware of rotors/propellers when approaching recovery vehicle, especially on sloping or uneven terrain. Secure loose equipment that could be caught in rotors/propellers.
F. Transmissions. (1) Use concealment sites (combat) that optimize line of site (LOS). (2) Face recovery asset. (3) Keep antenna perpendicular to intended receiver (Figure III-1). ). (5) Keep transmissions short (3-5 seconds maximum). Use data burst if available. (6) Move after each transmission (ONLY in combat, if possible). (7) If transmitting in the blind, ensure a clear LOS towards the equator. (8) Use terrain masking to hinder enemy direction finding. g. Listening (use reception times in applicable plans/orders or as directed by recovery forces).
A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn - the Last Great Battle of the American West by James Donovan