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;Barrage: The weapons in activities КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Ballentine BooksСерия: Ballantine's Illustrated heritage of global warfare II, guns publication No 18Автор: Ian V. HoggЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1970Количество страниц: 162Формат: pdf Размер: 69,3 mbA barrage is a line or barrier of exploding artillery shells, created via the co-ordinated aiming of a giant variety of weapons firing constantly. Its objective is to disclaim or impede enemy passage during the line of the barrage, to assault a linear place comparable to a line of trenches or (as a creeping or rolling barrage) to neutralize the enemy within the course of an strengthen by way of pleasant troops. It contrasts with a focus, within which the entire weapons goal on the similar small area.The barrage was once constructed in global warfare I, and by means of past due 1916 the creeping barrage used to be the normal technique of deploying artillery to help an infantry assault, with the infantry following the advancing barrage as heavily as attainable. Its employment during this manner known the significance of artillery hearth in neutralising, instead of destroying, the enemy. It was once stumbled on creeping barrage instantly by way of the infantry attack should be way more powerful than weeks of initial bombardment.Barrages remained in use in global battle II and later, yet basically as one among numerous artillery strategies made attainable by means of advancements in anticipated hearth, objective position and communications. RAPIDили IFOLDER zero

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Dealing with people who didn’t even know your name? Autry spit off the side of the cliff. This wasn’t just his job. It was his life. He’d spent nearly a quarter century in TF-160 before XBat came along. He’d been involved in many of the Nightstalkers’ major operations over the years. Lebanon. Rwanda. Cuba. Moscow. His specialty was going in and getting people out of tough situations, and some of the stuff he’d done was so classified even the other members of the TF-160 didn’t know about it. Bottom line: He’d given his all to Army Aviation.

And what he needed right now was an explanation. Shaw did his best to thrust the yellow orders envelope into Autry’s other hand and say his goodbye, but Autry made sure he wasn’t going anywhere. He calmly but firmly pulled Shaw from the SUV and escorted him through the crowd of troopers, stopping only once Sky Hunters: Anarchy's Reign 27 they’d reached a deserted spot next to one of the unit’s souped-up copters, out of earshot of the others. It was clear Autry was furious. Even after he let Shaw go, he had to take a moment to regain his composure.

A native of the tough Boston streets, the pug-nosed but handsome pilot was boisterous and verbose. He was a favorite among the men. Mungo, on the other hand, was not. He’d never been accused of being anyone’s favorite, in or out of XBat. Years before, when he too was part of the regular TF160, he was supposed to fly the infamous Black Hawk Down mission into Mogadishu, Somalia. However, after claiming a vague illness—and displaying a pair of Sky Hunters: Anarchy's Reign 37 slit wrists—he missed the operation and as a result had been forever labeled a coward within the Nightstalker community.

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