SUBJECT: FIELD CRAFT NUMBERS: 8 DRESS:C95
LESSON: PERSONAL CAMOUFLAGE LEVEL: BASIC EQUIPMENT:WEBBING
REF:VOL 1 CHAPTER 6 LOCATION:OUT DOORS ASS:
ADMIN ONE 30 MIN LESSON
TIME: BEGINNING OF LESSON
I PRELIMS:PREP CLASS
R REVISION: NIL
D AIM: REASON WHY
T INCENTIVE: TO AID YOU IN PASSING YOUR STAR BOARD
REASON WHY: SO THAT IN THE FIELD THE ENEMY CANNOT SEE YOU
TIME: MIDDLE OF THE LESSON
TIME STAGE CONTENT NOTES
The tone and colour of the hands, neck and face and the shape,
surface and silhouette of the pack, must not contrast with their
To avoid these contrasts:
a. Put camouflage cream, mud, burnt cork, or something similar on
Demonstration the face, neck and hands; put on more for night work than for day.
b. Tie elastic across the pack, and use it to hold foliage, etc to break
up the pack’s outline.
c. It may be necessary to camouflage the weapon by binding scrim
or hessian round shiny metal parts; but be careful that none of it
blocks the view over the sights.
2 S’s and m Shape shine shadow silhouette sound movement
Divide the cadets into pairs, and make each pair practise personal
Camouflage for camouflage as master and pupil, while the NCOs move to their
3 Daylight places for the next part of the demonstration.
a. Look round or through cover, rather than over it; if it is necessary
to look over it, try not to break a straight line.
b. Avoid skylines.
c. Choose a background to match your clothes).
d. Use shadow, and remember that when in the sun, your own
shadow is very conspicuous, and that shadows move with the sun
e. Avoid isolated cover; the enemy is likely to watch it, and it is easy
to give a fire control order on to it.
f. Try not to be seen going into or leaving cover.
g. Move stealthily.
TIME: END OF LESSON
QUESTIONS TO AND FROM: name the four s’s
TEST: cam up get opinion from the group
NSP’S: nil CHECK KIT: collect cam cream PACK KIT AWAY:
SUMMARY LOOK FORWARD TO: lesson two practical