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Development of the field artillery observation (target acquisition) battalions

Arthur R. Hercz

Development of the field artillery observation (target acquisition) battalions

handout

by Arthur R. Hercz

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Published by U.S. Army Field Artillery School, Target Acquisition Dept. in Fort Sill, Okla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Army. Field Artillery -- History.,
  • Range-finding -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Arthur R. Hercz]
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF403 .H4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5166526M
    LC Control Number74601546

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