Use of colored grenades by a unit to know the direction of the enemy fire during a combat.
United States USA Date:1965 Duration:4 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
The types, uses and importance of colored smoke grenades during a combat. An enactment shows units during an advance. Laying out a cloth in an arrow sign indicating the direction of an enemy fire and burning a smoke grenade near it. The smoke signal indicates the help required by the unit in knowing the direction of the enemy fire. A reconnaissance plane surveys the combat area and enemy installations. A pillbox being located and smoke grenades being burst. Soldiers fire 4.2 mortars at the pillbox and smoke rises. Smoke engulfs the pillbox. Ground units attack the area. A soldier sets off a colored smoke grenade to indicate cease fire. Soldiers advance and smoke from colored grenades rises.
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