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Iron Fist

Unit Cuff Title, reads Götz von Berlichingen

Iron Fist

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ANTRATEN! AN-TRAY-TEN FALL IN!
STILGENSTANDEN! STILL-GE-STAND-EN ATTENTION
(Note: This is used once and only once at the beginning of each separate formation. It is the "formal" version of ATTENTION.)
RUHRT EUCH! ROO-RT OICK AT EASE!
ACHTUNG! AACK-TUNG ATTENTION!
(Note: This is the form of attention to be used after each subsequent command of "At Ease" during any one formation.)
SEI STILL IY STILL AT EASE IN REGARDS TO NOISE
LINKS UM! LINKS UM LEFT FACE!
RECHTS UM RECHTS UM RIGHT FACE!
KEHRT UM KAERT UM ABOUT FACE!
AUGEN LINKS! OW-GEN LINKS EYES LEFT!
AUGEN RECHTS! OW-GEN RECKTS EYES RIGHT!
AUGEN GERADE AUS! OW-GEN GE-RAAD-E OWS EYES FRONT!
GEWEHR UBER! GE-VEAR OOBER SHOULDER ARMS!
GEWEHR AB! GE-VEAR AAB ORDER ARMS!
UMHANG DAS GEWEHR! UMHANG DAS GE-VEAR SLING ARMS!
IM GLIECH SCHRITT, MARSCH! IM GLYK SHRIT, MARSH IN STEP, FORWARD, MARCH!
HALBSCHRITT, MARSCH! HALBSCHRITT, MARSH STEP MARCH!
SEITSCHRITT, MARSCH! SYTSHRIT MARSH SIDESTEP MARCH!
LINKS SCHWENK, MARSCH! LINKS SHVENK MARSCH COLUMN LEFT!
RECHTS SCHWENK, MARSCH! RECKS SHVECK MARSCH COLUMN RIGHT!
HALT! HALT HALT!
WEGTRETEN! VECK-TRAY-TEN DISMISSED!
ALL COMMANDS ARE TO BE PREFIXED BY THE WORD GRUPPE.
GRUPPE GROOP-E GROUP
THE ONLY DERIVATION WOULD BE THE WORD ABTEILUNG
ABTEILUNG AB-TIE-LUNG DETACHMENT
WACHE VAACK-E GUARD WHEN IN CHARGE OF THE MOUNT
     
EXAMPLE: GRUPPE, ANTRETEN!  
  ABTEILUNG, STILLGESTANDEN!  
  WACHE, AUGEN RECHTS!  
ALL ORDERS SHOULD BE GIVEN IN A LOUD CONFIDENT VOICE, THEREBY GIVING THE ASSURANCE THAT THE TROOPS ARE IN GOOD HANDS. WHEN NOT SURE OF THE ORDER TO GIVE, PLACE YOUR MEN AT EASE AND ASK THE ZEGFELDWEBEL OR SPEISS.