[Beowulf] Re: "hobbyists"

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Jun 19 20:52:57 EDT 2008


----- "Peter St. John" <peter.st.john at gmail.com> wrote:

> War is hell, but I wouldn't call it a "suicide device".

http://www.damninteresting.com/?p=783

# The Davy Crockett's timer allowed a minimum shot
# distance of about 1,000 feet, but such inept use
# of the weapon would certainly result in the deaths
# of the firing team. In most cases, the approaching
# Soviets would be at least one mile away, leaving the
# Atomic Battle Group personnel outside of the hazard
# zone.



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