May 1943

Defense of an Airdrome*

Volume 27, Issue 2

THE following tentative detailed principles for the employment of antiaircraft artillery troops in airdrome and small area defense are presented for consideration. They are evolved from observations and reports on current and past military operations abroad. For sake of simplicity in presentation and due to its parallel application to small area defenses, the defense of an airdrome will be used as an example of limited area defense.

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