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Drills: How to fight a PT is a great study. Its like Emily Post in Reversia, or courtesy turned inside out. You invite Hirohito to a duck dinner and he ends up cooking his own goose. Like Commander K. did one night. After expending all his fish and ammunition, he ran down the narrow alley of the enemy convoy and had the Japs lobbing shells at each other. Of course, there are better ways of feasting on Japs than that but before you can set yourself down to one of those exciting and pleasurable repasts you have to know the etiquette of such a banquet.
Remarkably vivid descriptions of how, where, and when to enjoy such feasts are given in confidential publications available to you. They are written by men recently returned. But first comes some necessary dope concerning those drills that always seem so dull. Maybe if you knew that Ace Eddie Rickenbacker greased and fitted every shell before he ever fired, you would begin to look on your gun, drills, and routine checks as your best friends. So on to the drills and see what they have meant to others and what they can mean to you.
Three drills will be covered here: