- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A British division commander has issued instructions to his subordinates that ban eating food with one’s hands, and also offers useful advice about how to hold a knife and fork. In addition, he has some strong opinions about where one should sit at a dinner party.
Speaking of military etiquette, for the American point of view, here is a photo of the aircraft that dropped a toilet on the Viet Cong.