National Affairs: A Record

At Fortress Monroe, Va., was performed by the U. S. navy the best shooting ever accomplished with any kind of anti-aircraft guns.

In ten minutes a target towed at an altitude of 6,600 feet was shot to pieces by three-inch rifles. A target towed at 1,800 feet was hit 25 times by machine guns and five times by the three-inch rifles, being completely riddled.

The first achievement was said to constitute a record. The targets were towed on the end of a line 400 yards long. Because the planes were considerably higher than the targets...

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