GOTM Dec

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Re: GOTM Dec

Post by Woftam » Fri Dec 04, 2009 4:59 pm

I'd like a free copy also Joe, I'm as Yorkshire as Duncan. :mrgreen:
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Re: GOTM Dec

Post by dromia » Sat Dec 05, 2009 7:47 am

joseyclosey wrote: "The result proves that the reverse slope of a hill, about 100ft high having a gradient of 1ft in 12, can be swept by Martini fire at 1,900yds, and that troops placed under cover of such ground would be unsafe, even in extended order lying down, at a distance of 2,oooyds."

This was called the "Beaten Zone".
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Re: GOTM Dec

Post by joseyclosey » Sat Dec 05, 2009 1:53 pm

Graeme & Duncan can you pm me your e-mail addresses please.

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Re: GOTM Dec

Post by DuncaninFrance » Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:40 pm

Thanks for that Joe, that is really fascinating.
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Re: GOTM Dec

Post by Woftam » Sun Dec 06, 2009 4:30 pm

Got it this morning. Off to the big smoke for a Fleetwood Mac concert, so will read it when I get back.
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