How to Use a Military Compass?

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You can use a military compas to find out direction when you are lost in the woods or in a desert. You can do this using a map and a protractor by placing your compass on the map to find where your North then locate your destination and measure the direction in degrees using the protractor. This will show you where to turn to and how far you need to travel.
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maybe somewhere around the time of the publication of "The Operations of the Geometrical and Military Compass" which was about 1606.
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To Project the Position of the men on the Battlefield.
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How to Use a Military Compass
The military lensatic compass is the standard issue navigational tool for overland travel by members of the military when operating on land. The compass is made up of a base with a ruler on the left side to be used in measuring distances on a map. The... More »
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Galileo had several accomplishments. In 1597, he built the first military compass. In 1609, he built the first high powered telescope. In 1610, he published all ...
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