First published in , Do or Die served the Corps through two world wars, training America’s elite soldiers and special agents in the art of. Do Or Die: A Supplementary Manual on Individual Combat [A.J. Drexel-Biddle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The timeless techniques. Results 1 – 30 of 56 Do or Die by Biddle, Drexel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles Do or Die: A Supplementary Manual: A. J. Biddle.

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Archived from the original on Topic covered are Bayonet fencing, knife fighting, jiu-jitsu and savate as well as boxing. Such a counter-attack will likely break the ear drums of the marauder. Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle Sr. You are never defenseless.

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Arm Break Of the almost innumerable effective movements in Jiu-Jitsu and Defendu, none other can surpass in immediate effectiveness the arm breaking movement. Through thrusts, even at the body or any part of the anatomy, should be forbidden by the instructor. Not only must the infantryman create his own opportunities, but he must be im- bued more than ever with an aggressive spirit and a confidence hi hi” own superiority, because he must depend on his own huh ruefulness in battle.

Don’t have a Kindle? The author now directs, in his extensive individual teaching of the bayonet and knife, to slash at the throat instead of thrust- ing w it h the point. With this grasp, his forearm must be brought into a position directly at right angles with his upper arm. The writer most carefully instructed that celebrated athlete. Hand cutting is a practically unknown art to the underhand or overhand dagger fighter, and the straight knife-hold stance of the skilled duellist places the underhand or overhand dagger fighter at a disad- vantage.


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This brief book is not of the same depth as other “classic” titles of combatives of the era, like “Kill or Get Killed”, “Cold Steel” and “Get Tough”.

He h noted for heing kind, thoughtful, generous and gracious. Retrieved 22 March Today this man with the broad heavy shoulders and firm jaw executes every 11 movement of his art with confidence, accuracy a nd incredible speed. The student will have no difficulty understanding the feat, nor will lie doubt its effectiveness.

There was the strangle hold and the way it can be broken. Wrist of adversary gripped in following outside parry. In Nicaragua the two drew their bayonets against an attack of the enemy and successfully band-cut their way to safety through this force of some twenty machete fighters. This particular defense is prescribed by Major William J. The photos are interesting as the soldiers depicted are in WW I uniforms with the famous doughboy helmets.

Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle Sr.

This left jab was the favorite attack of the late James J. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

You can make enemy shoot himself like this. Thus his newly found weapon was fashioned as a straight blade of the precise length of the co blade with which he killed bis enemy. In his staggering position, slap him on the back of the neck alternately with the open palm of each hand until he becomes groggy’.

There should never he more than three inches of the blade thrust into the body, or two inches into the throat, to insure instant withdrawal. After organizing the also short-lived Drexel Biddle Publishing House, he acted as its head for a.n.biddle years. How does Colonel Biddle keep up the pace?

Left arm is stiff throughout action. The knife had its inception when Colonel Bowie broke his sword in a duel and continued his fight by closing in and killing his opponent 53 with the shortened broken blade which he still field at the hilt.


Tile bayonet fencer is diee to ot his rifle clean and in perfect condition for shooting at all times. In helping with this phase of our train- ing. Self-preservation remains the great law of Nature. Immediately pull him quickly forward so that his head is down. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. New Plays in Manhattan”.

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The Woodlands Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, the bayonet is an effective and dangerous weapon when used correctly by a well-trained Marine. And it might he added that his beloved Marines can get anything Colonel Biddle has, including his life, if they want it.

It won the championship for Gene Tunney against Jack Dempsey. The left hand is free to guard against the right hand punch to the jaw’. It will be noted that all blades with a cutting edge as recommended in the pictured guard positions of the knife and bayonet are held with the Hat side up and the cutting edge directly to the right. Anecdotes and information a.j.bidfle from the colonel. In any event, the throat is recommended as the ultimate target, although feints are more effectively executed to the body.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Biddle wrestled bis opponent to the ground but the Jap judges called the match a draw. He drums into every listener the greatness of the Corps.