The Greatest Threat

Ask veterans of World War II streetfighting what proved the deadliest threat and they won't cite a machine gun or rifle—they'll tell you it was self-propelled guns that could withstand small-arms fire and directly blast away at your position.

With their mobility, armor protection, and heavy guns, tanks, too, are deadly, while the recent growth of cannon-packing armored personnel carriers cannot be ignored, either. All these can smash the most heavily sandbagged position with direct fire—it's just a question of bringing their guns to bear. In an urban area, the relevant information becomes, how high can these weapon systems elevate their guns?

I computed the answers, as displayed above, and was surprised to see how steeply these guns elevate and how high they can reach even at short ranges. My conclusion: have an alternative hide ready at a lower level so the instant tanks and self-propelled artillery appear, you can get down low enough that intervening buildings mask your hide.

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