John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 148

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to fire until our troops are within 100 yards of the enemy,

the guns will not cease fire then, but will increase the

range and fuze so that the shell are bursting over the

enemy's line, when they are effective on reinforcements

coming up.


 Drawing of shells being fired on gun carriages and troops 


N.B

     Field howitzers may continue to fire till our troops

are within yards of the enemy, unless the B.C.

observes that some of his shells are bursting farther

short

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to fire until our troops are within 100 yards of the enemy,

the guns will not cease fire then, but will increase the

range and fuze so that the shell are bursting over the

enemy's line, when they are effective on reinforcements

coming up.


 Drawing of shells being fired on gun carriages and troops 


N.B

     Field howitzers may continue to fire till our troops

are within yards of the enemy, unless the B.C.

observes that some of his shells are bursting farther

short


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  • April 3, 2017 03:14:06 Cheryl Ellsworth

    to fire until our troops are within 100 yards of the enemy,

    the guns will not cease fire then, but will increase the

    range and fuze so that the shell are bursting over the

    enemy's line, when they are effective on reinforcements

    coming up.


     Drawing of shells being fired on gun carriages and troops 


    N.B

         Field howitzers may continue to fire till our troops

    are within yards of the enemy, unless the B.C.

    observes that some of his shells are bursting farther

    short

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    Mrs Jean Hanby
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