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That'll most likely be Gatlings, first off, but who knows? So I need as many men as I can get who've got the knack for this stuff. " When Engler and Krenz reported to the army headquarters the next morning, so it proved. The papers were already prepared and ready for their signatures, enlisting both of them in one of the new heavy weapons units. As promised, Engler with the rank of sergeant and Krenz with a specialist rating. No clerk had made an error. Given Jackson's command of the more salient features of Amideutsch, Thorsten was not surprised.
It's really a token force, sir, is the way we figure it. " Woody went back to the map. "We've mixed up the timing and direction of our attacks, trying to keep the enemy off balance. It's been working pretty well, but if you see a block of soldiers standing motionless while everyone else is running, break off your attack run. They know by now that our rockets aren't all that accurate and any group standing still is probably under the command of a steady officer. It's pretty clear they're hoping for a lucky shot from massed fire to bring us down, the way they got Hans.
I'll have to make arrangements," he said, almost sighing the words. " He noticed, suddenly, that Achterhof's earlier sympathetic expression had been replaced by something else. There was now a look on his face that wasn't exactly what you could call predatory. But it reminded him of the way hunting dogs fixed their gaze on something that might be prey. "Join the army," Gunther said. He nodded toward Krenz. " Surprised, Engler looked at Eric. Krenz shrugged, smiling perhaps a bit ruefully. "Hey, look, Thorsten.
1634: The Baltic War (The Assiti Shards) by David Weber, Eric Flint