Echelon. a A formation in which the subdivisions are placed one behind another extending beyond and unmasking one another wholly or in part. ... The various subdivisions of a headquarters, such as forward echelon and rear echelon. u. ... by the succeeding element and with such distances and intervals as to permit the elements to form line to the front without overlapping or undue extension. ac.
|Title||:||Armored Force Field Manual|
|Author||:||United States. War Dept|