All tagged TEACHING

How to swim

My sister casually picked up a dark blue book from 1940, The Bluejackets' Manual, from a shelf at the antiques store. The page that caught my attention [is] from a chapter entitled "How to Swim", one of fifty-nine chapter in this exhaustive resource covering everything from the semaphore alphabet, to photos of what one's hammock and other belongings should look like when laid out for inspection, to the basics on ship weapons, to opinions on leadership and morality.