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or antitank rockets or grenades. If a good fire is started, the vehicle may be considered destroyed. Elapsed time: about 5 minutes per vehicle.

(c) Method No. fire extinguishers

S. Remove and

empty portable

and puncture

the fuel tank.

Smash all vital elements (such buretor, radiator, engine block, ator, control levers, crankcase, with ax or pick (found in the spare gasoline, oil, or distillate and ignite.

as distributor, car- air cleaners, gener- and transmission) pioneer set). Pour over the entire unit

(3)

MATIC

METHODS

TIRES.

(a)

OF

DESTROYING

Method

No.

1.

Ignite

PNEU- an M14

incendiary best results

grenade under each tire. To insure when this method is combined with de-

struction ary fires

of trucks by TNT, are well started

be certain that incendi- before detonating the

TNT. (b) Method No. 2.

Damage the tires with an

ax, pick, or heavy machine gun fire (deflate them before doing this, if possible). Pour spare gasoline on tires, dousing each one, and ignite. When used in conjunction with wheeled vehicle destruction the en- suing fire will adequately destroy the vehicle.

c. Destruction of other equipment. (1) GEN- ERAL. The same general principles as are covered in preceding paragraphs for the destruction of aban- doned motor vehicles apply, with appropriate modi- fications, for the destruction of other items of equipment. For detailed description of methods, see field manuals of the 23-series, and technical manu-

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