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[JBG] Schneller wrote:Also research the term "Plunging fire". This would have been a common tactic of HMG crews to hit areas they could not always see from their location. Forward units using field phones could have directed this long-range fire like miniature artillery. Not so much do destroy enemy units but (at very low cost) deny them easy access or traverse of small areas. VERY common tactic of the HMG platoon/section in WW2/Korea.
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