On the Way
The conventional telephonic report made by the cannoneers of a battery of artillery to their battery commander announcing to him that the salvo or round, which he has just commanded to be fired, has at that instant been fired. This is in order that the battery commander may the more readily indcntify his own shell bursts in making an adjustment for range, etc., should there be more than one battery firing, and in addition it enables him to keep the glasses to his eyes a minimum length of time. It is quite a strain on a nerson's eyes to look through high powered glasses too long.
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