March 1942

Miniature Range for Antimechanized Training

Volume 26, Issue 1

Ernest E Shaughnessey


THE idea for this range was first conceived in the latter part of 1939, but due to various causes incident to the service it was not possible to complete construction and demonstrate its use until 25 June, 1941.

Upon taking charge of the Anti-Tank Platoon, Sixth Marines, and trying to carry out a progressive scheme of training, it was soon felt that some additional means should be available to give more comprehensive and realistic training to anti-mechanized units, especially to the gunners and gun captains of the gun crews.

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