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 ...
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 ...
However, most military historians agree that the history of the salute ... its origins
from the British Navy who in turn borrowed their hand salute ...
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 ...
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) ...
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.
Apr 28, 2016 ... This is one of those questions that US Army Drill Sergeants make Privates
answer in essay form as punis... er... corrective training. I wonder ...