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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salute

According to some modern military manuals, the modern Western salute originated in France when knights greeted each other to show ...

www.qmmuseum.lee.army.mil/history/vignettes/respect1.html

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  ...

www.thebalance.com/u-s-military-salute-3331994

Jul 2, 2017 ... The origin of the Hand Salute is uncertain. Some historians believe it began in late Roman times when assassinations were common. A citizen ...

nationalpost.com/life/the-curious-history-of-the-salute

Mar 27, 2015 ... The salute is thought to have originated as a method of ... The military adopted salutes as a method of conveying respect and order.

www.bbc.com/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-30679406

Jan 5, 2015 ... Another theory is that it originated in medieval Europe, when knights used ... The US military's salute is thought to have been inspired by this.

www.historyextra.com/qa/origins-saluting

Nov 8, 2011 ... Unfortunately for this neat idea, the modern form of salute is not recorded ... The conventional military salute used in the west is to raise the right ...

www.uso.org/stories/1646-the-stories-behind-the-modern-military-salute

Jul 9, 2015 ... The Stories Behind the Modern Military Salute ... on two things: (1) it's always a sign of camaraderie and (2) no one knows its exact origin.

www.armystudyguide.com/content/Prep_For_Basic_Training/Prep_for_basic_customs_and_courtesies/the-hand-salute.shtml

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 ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-origin-of-the-US-military-hand-salute

This is one of those questions that US Army Drill Sergeants make Privates answer in essay form as punis... er... corrective training. I wonder ...