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C a u t i o n : Cover must be taken without delay since an early
explosion
of
the
charges
may
be
caused
by
the
incendiary
fires.
The
danger
zone
is
approximately
250
yards.
Elapsed
time:
about 5 minutes.
121.
Method No. 2Destruction by Burning
a. U s i n g a n a x e , p i c k m a t t o c k , s l e d g e , o r o t h e r h e a v y i m p l e -
ment,
smash
the
lights,
electric
and
switches,
re-
flectors,
air
lines,
brake
chambers,
and
king
pin..
If tires are inflated, exercise care to prevent
b. S l a s h t i r e s .
When-
injury
should
the
tires
blow
out
while
being
slashed.
ever practicable, it is usually preferable to deflate tires before
slashing.
c. Explosive
ammunition,
if
available
nearby,
should
be
re-
Place am-
moved from packing or other protective material.
munition on and about the semitrailer, so that it will be fully
exposed  to  the  fire  and  in  such  locations  that  the  greatest
damage  will  result  from  its  detonation.  Remove  any  safety
Place  combustible  such  as  wood,
devices  from  ammunition.
paper,
or
rags
under
the
semitrailer.
d. P o u r g a s o l i n e a n d o i l o v e r t h e c o m b u s t i b l e a n d u n d e r a n d
Ignite  by  means  of  an  incendiary
over the entire semitrailer.
grenade fired from a safe distance, a burst from a flame thrower,
a  combustible  train  of  suitable  length,  or  other  appropriate
A  very  hot  fire  is  required
Take  cover  immediately.
means.
to render the materiel useless.
C a u t i o n : Cover must be taken without delay since an early
explosion of the explosive ammunition, if present, may be caused
Due  consideration  should  be  given  to  the  highly
by the fire.
flammable nature of gasoline and its vapor. Carelessness in
its use may result in painful burns.
If explosive ammunition is present, the danger zone is approxi-
Elapsed time: about 5 minutes.
mately 500 yards.
122. Method No. 3-Destruction by Gunfire
a. Ordinarily destruction of the tires is effected incidental
to and in conjunction with the destruction of the semitrailer
However, if such destruction is not practicable,
by gunfire.
destroy the tires as directed in paragraph 120d or 121b.
b. D e s t r o y t h e s e m i t r a i l e r b y g u n f i r e u s i n g a r t i l l e r y , m a c h i n e
guns,  rifles  using  rifle  grenades,  or  launchers  using  antitank
Fire  on  the  semitrailer  aiming  at  the  wheels,  axles,
rockets.
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