UNFIX - BAYONETS.
UNFIX-BAYONETS... from the 'ATTENTION'.
Upon hearing the second word of command:-
2) The formation will... keeping the heals closed, place the rifle between the knees, guard to the front, and grasp the handle of the bayonet with the right hand, knuckles to the front, thumb of the left hand on the bayonet bolt spring ( release plunger ); draw the rifle into the body with the knees.
Raise the bayonet approximately '1-inch', and at the same time turn the head and eyes to the left.
3) Taking the time from the left-hand man ( who will move first ), raise the bayonet off the bayonet bar, drop the point to the left side, bayonet ring to the rear, and, raising the right hand, seize the scabbard with the left hand and guide the bayonet into it.
Only the left-hand man shall fully insert his bayonet into its scabbard at this point.
5) Taking the time from the left-hand man ( who will move first ), cut away the right arm to the side...
...at the same time return to the 'ORDER', turning the head and eyes to the front.
Upon completion of the movement, the left-hand man only of the formation will lift his rifle two inches clear of the ground, the rifle remaining perpendicular, step back three paces to his rear, halt, pick up his dressing within the line, then adopt the position of ATTENTION... rifle at the ORDER.