Accession Number:

ADA955123

Title:

Street Fighting

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY OPERATIONAL RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT BYFLEET (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1945-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

Various methods of holing walls with infantry weapons are considered. The number of casualties caused by firing at troops in houses from outside is estimated. A comparison is made of the accuracy of the Sten and the pistol against moving targets. The use of smoke and incendiary projectiles is considered. The effect of wire-netting over windows is discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Weapons Effects (Biological)
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE