Some articles on small arms fire, fire:
... The patrol began to take small arms fire from the direction of a kholat to the east, approximately 100 meters away ... The small arms fire was impacting around the lead vehicle which was 300 meters north of the IED site ... The small arms fire began to concentrate on the IED site as the Platoon Medic, Private First Class Brown, moved on foot to evaluate the casualties ...
... to the battlefield protected from enemy small arms fire, and with some protection from artillery fire ... MG 34 or MG 42 machine gun allowed the vehicle to provide support by fire for the infantry squad once they had disembarked in battle ... and faster egress by the infantry, as well as the ability to throw grenades and fire over the top of the fighting compartment as necessary while remaining under good horizontal cover ...
Famous quotes containing the words fire, small and/or arms:
“The wound thats made by fire will heal,
But the wound thats made by tongue will never heal.”
—Tiruvalluvar (c. 5th century A.D.)
“Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely be escaped without a wound: great debts are like cannon; of loud noise, but little danger.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“Happy for us, that when we find our constitutions defective and insufficient to secure the happiness of our people, we can assemble with all the coolness of philosophers and set it to rights, while every other nation on earth must have recourse to arms to amend or to restore their constitutions.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)