I have not made many posts recently since most of my keyboard time has been working on a new project. I should be able to reveal this project within a month, all going well. My research has revealed some interesting webpages in the meantime. One such page is a 1945 training manual for Soviet scout soldiers. The page is in Russian but automatic translation will give a reasonable idea of what the text is about.
As a taster, some interesting ideas on moving across swamp or snow:-