The ship also carried several .50 cal machine guns near the bridge; but the gunnery officer later informed the merchant ... The Navy and War Shipping Administration later learned through experience that the 4a deck gun worked fine as a surface weapon, but did poorly in aerial gunnery. ... Recently I came across the 4th Edition of the Naval Armed Guard Commandera#39;s Manual OPNAV-23L-2, published inanbsp;...
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