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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 friendly intentions by raising their visors to show their faces, using a salute. Others also note that the raising of one's visor was a way to identify oneself saying "This is ...

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 who wanted to see a public official had to approach with his right hand raised to show that he did not hold a weapon. Knights in armor raised visors with the right ...

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

The following explanation of the origin of the hand salute is perhaps closest to the truth: It was a long-established military custom for juniors to remove their headgear in the presence of superiors. In the British Army as late as the American Revolution a soldier saluted bv removing his hat. But with the advent of more ...

www.historyextra.com/qa/origins-saluting

Nov 8, 2011 ... Unfortunately for this neat idea, the modern form of salute is not recorded before the early 18th century. The salute probably developed in response to a change in military headgear. After metal helmets fell out of favour, soldiers wore hats similar to those of civilians. Like civilians they raised their hats when ...

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

Jan 5, 2015 ... Another theory is that it originated in medieval Europe, when knights used their hands to raise their visors, revealing their identity to demonstrate they were friendly. ... The Royal Navy's form of salute is thought to have influenced the US military, whose version also involves the palm facing downwards.

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

Mar 27, 2015 ... The salute is thought to have originated as a method of demonstrating benign intention. The story goes ... Watch Prince Charles the next time he's performing a salute; he did his military service in the navy and always salutes with his palm down, just as his great-great-grandma would have liked. If you ever ...

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 whether that's what inspired this question. In any case, I've answered it a couple of times before, albeit in pencil on paper and without cool links to Wikipedia articles ...

tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/MilitarySalute

In the English speaking world, which here means the US and the commonwealth there are two types of salutes. The first, with palm facing outwards, is the "British military salute." This is used by the armies and air forces of most Commonwealth countries. Its origins are with the British Army. The other which is palm ...

www.ask.com/youtube?q=Origin+Military+Salute&v=3iUdZrgM1Xk
Mar 9, 2012 ... Do You Know the Origins of the Military Salute? Well here is the Info from the NT8 . Knights in shining Armor? Well how did this go to the low wave? Never had...