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The Big Picture - Infantry Operations

CREATED BY Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984 ) USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Some or all of this material may be restricted by copyright or other intellectual property right restrictions. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. The original release sheet reads: The tradition of the rifleman goes way back in American history, back to the earliest immigrants who arrived with only the musket for protection. Sharpshooters at Bunker Hill and Saratoga, as well as other battles, were instrumental in changing the course of the Revolutionary War. This documentary puts into perspective the role and heritage of today's Army riflemen. The film traces the evolution of the Army rifle and points up the change in combat rifle tactics. Then it shows how today's riflemen operate. FOR MORE INFORMATION
Length: 02:09


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