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Origin of the Hand Salute - US Army Quartermaster Museum


No one knows the precise origin of today's hand salute. From earliest times and in many distant armies throughout history, the right hand (or "weapon hand") has  ...

What are the origins of saluting? | History Extra


Nov 8, 2011 ... ... in a similar way to the modern salute. Unfortunately for this neat idea, the modern form of salute is not recorded before the early 18th century.

The curious history of the salute | National Post


Mar 27, 2015 ... How to acknowledge and respect the curious legacy of the salute.

History of the Military Salute | Armed Forces History Museum


Jun 29, 2012 ... No definitive beginning can be traced to the history of the military salute. Most sources speculate the roots to this time honored tradition date as ...

Who, What, Why: Why does the military insist on saluting? - BBC News


Jan 5, 2015 ... The UK's Ministry of Defence has issued a reminder to young officers to salute their superiors. But when did this form of greeting originate and ...

The Hand Salute (ArmyStudyGuide.com)


ArmyStudyGuide.com provide extensive information about The Hand Salute ... respect and, in early American history, sometimes involved removing the hat.

The Military Salute | Military Salute Project


Salute symbolizes recognition, respect. By: Staff Sgt. Carissa Lee Military history is rich in traditions that stem from many different cultures and ...

The Salute - Australian Army


Aug 27, 2014 ... Saluting is a military custom by which a soldier signals ... Our history ... the International Stabilisation Force in East Timor salutes during the.

I Salute You – The History of Saluting | Stephen Liddell


Jan 10, 2015 ... Saluting is primarily but not exclusively a military sign of respect with a very long history. This week it hit the news that some senior officers have ...

U.S. Military Salute - Origins and Use - Money


Oct 23, 2015 ... Here are the saluting customs of the U.S. Military Forces today. ... respect and, in early American history, sometimes involved removing the hat.

A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organisations and civilians also use ... More »