Infantry Drills

H-100: Charge Placement

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H-100. Place the charges (other than shape charges) directly against the surface to be reduced. When enemy fire prevents an approach to the wall, a potential technique is to attach the charge, untamped, to a pole and slide it into position for detonation at the base of the wall. Small-arms fire will not detonate C4 or TNT. Take cover before detonating the charge.

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