MUNITIONS: Chopper

In dry weather its incendiary bullets are handy. They drive the enemy out of his flaming cover into the open where he can be mowed down by gunners firing at the rate of 600 lead-cored slugs a minute. Within 600 yards the shocking power of its standard bullets is terrific—one burst can tear away a man's face, one slug in shoulder or ankle can knock him sprawling.

For mop-up work it does a grand job. For in-fighting in riots its shot cartridges are murderous—at 25 yards they hurl birdshot into a circular pattern six feet in diameter.

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