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for additional ammunition.

When ammunition is

to

be

stocked

at

the

regimental

ammunition

supply

point, labor details must be provided.

These

tails are obtained from battalion ammunition pioneer platoons or other available units.

de- and

(3) As the attack progresses, the battalion and regimental ammunition supply points are displaced as indicated in paragraph 23d. Locations on the announced routes of ammunition advance are recon- noitered in advance.

e. (1) Ammunition for the antitank company es- sential to initiate combat is carried for each gun on

its prime mover and ammunition vehicle.

on the company headquarters Because of the limited mobil-

ity of the antitank gun when prime movers should normally near the gun positions. Squad

moved by hand, the remain under cover ammunition bearers

carry When

ammunition from the vehicles to the the situation permits, the company

weapons. ammuni-

tion

vehicle

may

be

used

to

resupply

ammunition

to the vicinity of the gun ment in larger quantities is

positions. necessary,

If replenish- arrangements

must be made tal train.

to

secure

a

vehicle

from

the

regimen-

(2) The initial supply of antitank mines is car- ried on the cargo vehicles of the antitank mine pla- toon. Replenishment of mines is effected by routing these vehicles through the company ammunition supply point to the regimental ammunition supply point, and, if necessary, from there to the army am-

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