TITLE

Numerous universally practiced customs have their origins in military lore

AUTHOR(S)
Kiley, Maria
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2003, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with several universally practiced customs that have their origins in military lore. Reason behind the firing of shots over the grave of a soldier; Ritual of an arch of swords for military weddings; Background on the christening of naval ships.
ACCESSION #
9156892

 

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