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'Big shoot' exercise, 1960

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: September 23, 2017

Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Bergen-Hohne, Germany, April 26, 1960: A tank crew's makeshift staircase makes access to the turret much easier during a gunnery exercise at the Bergen-Hohne range. Nearly 5,000 7th Army gunners took aim at targets during the nine-week "big shoot," which was hosted by V Corps' 4th Armor Group.

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