'Wire . cable has been found stretched
across roads at prose height to d pi_
late irrdzvidna'ls ridi is a ehiete. Tin
trap, of this type [lave b en found re-
Centiy, one well ilebi .ud our lines and
probably strung by civilians. Attachments
to vc hteies prevented injury to the occu-
pants in galls cases."
"A mortar team of the First Division
set up their emplacement In a well con-
cealed coualyarrl in one of the German
towns recently caphired. Across the yard
were several bins of coal . The GIs allow-
ed a few German
civilians to come into
the yard to get pailfuls. Soon the German
civilians were coming in groups. Then
the GIs wondered why the coal was no
longer in demand.
"'The. answer came. to souse beautifully
zeroed German mortar shells which fell
plop in the courtyard . The coal is
longer available to the public.°
-»- The American Traveler, 1st US
Field glasses con be used effectively die
"We planed• only defensive ' artillery
re fee night river erossings, for, if the
rising is not discovered, there is no
for flee. We have been extremely
successful with this procedure"
"Artillery fire placed an three enemy
talks caused theta to bidtoa up aid pre-
vented the energy tram hearing our TDs
move up . The T Os leached out all three
tanks without loss ."
the projectiles of csgptnred 105xmn
ammo will our shell cases and guns.
but the case will net . To use the cap-
lured ammo we have 'modified some of our
Isbell roses so that they can be used over'
and over. The ease is cot down to the
size of the German case and the punier
from the German case is removed and
screwed into the American shell case. ft
requires about three hours to complete
this medifieation ."
"During'rest periods, weapons are reze-
reed„ and fill personnel are tfained wi
the btarook:a if possible. At 200 yards wl
rt rifle and 75 yards with a bazooka our
boys can handle anything that ferry can
otter. Longer ranges too often are attemrj~t
apt when patience would mean a crrt5ln
On most vehicles rear ti