August 1935

Indirect Fire at Water-Borne Targets

Volume 19, Issue 3

A problem which has not yet been satisfactorily solved and which is of particular interest to the Marine Corps is the problem of indirect fire by light artillery at moving water-borne targets. When defending a base the 75 mm. pack howitzer and the 75 mm. field gun might be called on to repel minesweepers or mine layers operating near the beach or to fire at destroyers supporting landing infantry with gun fire.

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