Range finders: Apparatus for determining the distance of an object to be fired at either of a portable character or attached to field guns, etc. The range finders on big guns are generally effective up to a distance of 6,000 yards. See also Sights.
References / notes
- Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.144.
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