7. In crossing salt-marshes, your sole concern should be to get over them
quickly, without any delay.
||Salt marshes are
large, flat, hazardous expanses that are found in river deltas. More
generally, they represent difficult open terrain where the army is
exposed and where it is difficult to fight or even rest when
As such, it is best to estimate the size of the
marshland and seek to get across within a day. Alternatives includes
boats by sea or moving further upriver.
In business there are many
ways to be exposed and open to attack. Wherever you are, constantly
review possible threats.
|8. If forced to fight in a salt-marsh, you should have water and grass near
you, and get your back to a clump of trees. So much for operations in
||Long grass can
provide low cover. Water can provide subtle cover too. Trees behind
you can provide cover or a means of protecting one's rear.
much for salt marshes' shows the author's distaste for such