According to some modern military manuals, the modern Western salute
originated when knights greeted each other to show friendly ...
No one knows the precise origin of today's hand salute. ... One romantic legend
has it that today's military salute descended from the medieval knight's gesture of
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 ...
Mar 27, 2015 ... The military adopted salutes as a method of conveying respect and order. Each
country found its own unique expression of this message.
The salute is widely misunderstood outside the military. Some consider it to be a
gesture of servility since the junior extends a salute to the senior, but we know ...
However, most military historians agree that the history of the salute ... its origins
from the British Navy who in turn borrowed their hand salute ...
Aug 27, 2014 ... The exact origin of the military salute has been lost in time but it is believed that it
originated by showing that the right hand (the fighting hand) ...
Military courtesy conveys respect from both subordinate and senior to each other.
HISTORY OF THE MILITARY SALUTE. Men of arms have used some form of ...
Aug 22, 2013 ... The military salute, made with right hand to head of a soldier, seems to ... At first I
wanted to ask "what are the origins of saluting", but it seems ...