John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 119

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shell fire at the same elevation will not all pass

through the target and the fuzes will not all burst the

shell at the exact point intended

The more ground effectively covered by the sheaf of bullets

the less will these sources of errors detract from the

effect

"A"

 Drawing showing exploding shrapnel and the range covered over three stick figures 


"B"

 Drawing of shrapnel exploding over a gun carriage 


"C"

 Drawing of shrapnel landing in a trench 

P.T.O.

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shell fire at the same elevation will not all pass

through the target and the fuzes will not all burst the

shell at the exact point intended

The more ground effectively covered by the sheaf of bullets

the less will these sources of errors detract from the

effect

"A"

 Drawing showing exploding shrapnel and the range covered over three stick figures 


"B"

 Drawing of shrapnel exploding over a gun carriage 


"C"

 Drawing of shrapnel landing in a trench 

P.T.O.


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  • March 29, 2017 15:16:09 Cheryl Ellsworth

    shell fire at the same elevation will not all pass

    through the target and the fuzes will not all burst the

    shell at the exact point intended

    The more ground effectively covered by the sheaf of bullets

    the less will these sources of errors detract from the

    effect

    "A"

     Drawing showing exploding shrapnel and the range covered over three stick figures 


    "B"

     Drawing of shrapnel exploding over a gun carriage 


    "C"

     Drawing of shrapnel landing in a trench 

    P.T.O.

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    Mrs Jean Hanby
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    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/


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