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for breaking up, splitting, or striking into a crowd or mob.
A platoon wedge is suitable for clearing an ordinary city
street. The squad wedge may be used for arresting individuals
in a crowd. The flanks of the wedge may be strengthened
by lateral support.
Figure i. The wedge, diagonal, and the' /nc.
b. Diagonal. The diagonal is suitable for moving a crowd
away from the side of a building, wall, or other object. It
may also be used to turn the direction of movement of a
crowd, forcing it down side streets or into open areas. The
diagonal may be used to extend one or both flanks of a
c. Line. The line may be used as a holding formation to
deny an area to a crowd, such as blocking the entrance to a
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