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(5) Taking possession of Federal property, Government
buildings, banks, and post offices.
56. METHODS OF ATTACK. a. It may be necessary
to attack outlying points which have been prepared for
defense. In such cases, the attack will not differ materially
from the attack of a similar place in time of war.
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b. When it is necessary to attack the city itself, it may be
of advantage to have the attacking force enter the city from
different directions and converge toward the section from
which it is desired to drive the rioters.
c. The point or points from which the attack is to be
initiated should be so selected that the rioters will be driven
away from critical installations and into the open.
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