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U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Landing Drill

U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Landing Drill Military
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Stock #: 403184
Type: Postcard
Era: Undivided Back
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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In the landing drill, a detachment of twenty or more cadets, strung out along a rope after the fashion of a volunteer fire company, drag ashore from their ship a one-pounder gun, and after reaching a vantage point, train it upon an imaginary enemy. Each member has a carbine slung at his back and they then form a squad of infantry qualified to support this artillery in case of an attack