In December 1914 the Militia Department asked the government for approval to purchase 832 Warner & Swasey (W&S) telescopic sights
the above impression struck me as being as near murder as anything I ever could think of in connection with the army & I always had a horror of that branch of the service." The painter added emphasis in the margins with a small drawing of a man caught in the crosshairs of a telescopic sight
. The ability to enhance the distant combatant optically and draw him near is the crux of "A Sharp-Shooter." The advent of the telescopic sight
collapsed distance--literal and moral--and added to the destabilization of place in the modern psyche.
In the Small Arms Firing Regulations of 1904 and 1906, the army authorized the use of telescopic sights
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The new Action Man figures will continue the modern-day hero range, rather than returning to the military versions of the 1970s - but they will still come with a range of weapons equipped with telescopic sights
Sharpshooters outside the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel did not have telescopic sights
, so they could not get off a shot for fear of killing hostages rather than the terrorists.
In a statement of admission the jury heard that in September 2004, two SA80 rifles, each fitted with telescopic sights
with night vision capability, had been stolen from the barracks of the Irish Guards.
Also in the haul was a Wolfer semi-automatic rifle, worth pounds 600, and a pounds 2,250 Remmington rifle, both fitted with silencers and telescopic sights
, and a large quantity of bullets and other ammunition.
In his spare time, Hooke was an inveterate instrument maker who had designs for barometers, telescopic sights
, calculating machines, and watches.
The army is shooting at empty areas, instead of destroying the places from where a sniper sees a baby in his telescopic sights
and murders her in cold blood.
do the same thing for handguns as they do for rifles-- allow more precise shot placement than either iron or dot sights.
Police seized a powerful machine gun and a rifle fitted with telescopic sights
and silencer in a raid yesterday on the offices of a loyalist political party in Northern Ireland.
Activity such as this is part of the endless parade of changes that make Jupiter one of most dynamic telescopic sights
. Unlike the static beauty of nearby Saturn, Jupiter is always full of surprises.