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July 2nd, 2007

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01:53 pm - Wondering Why We Ever Go Home: Greece, 2007
Journal Entry 11

Athens War Museum

sorry: this particular entry was just me drawing a horse-drawn pillbox
Current Location: Southeast of Disorder
Current Mood: amusedamused
Current Music: "We Are The People Our Parents Warned Us About", -JB

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Date:July 2nd, 2007 07:36 pm (UTC)
Wouldn't a horse-drawn pillbox run the risk of shooting the horse up the bottom?
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Date:July 2nd, 2007 08:30 pm (UTC)
Entirely possible. I admit my first thought was, "What happens if someone shoots the horse?"

I hadn't thought of friendly fire.

Then again, shooting the horse in the ass is hardly "friendly"
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Date:July 2nd, 2007 08:39 pm (UTC)
I dare say that the horse would agree.
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Date:July 2nd, 2007 09:15 pm (UTC)
What happens if someone shoots the horse?

Rapid acceleration, I would assume? Or deceleration, depending on what they were shooting with and where it hit.
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Date:July 3rd, 2007 08:16 am (UTC)
Perhaps the unfriendliest of all fires.
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Date:July 3rd, 2007 03:42 am (UTC)
He doesn't show the hitch, but I'd assume the business end of would be pointing back, away from the poor beast pulling it. That's as I've seen other such vehicles anyway.
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Date:July 3rd, 2007 12:11 pm (UTC)
It's unfortunate, I forgot to draw that on. Now, I can't honestly remember which way it faced, but your deduction is probably correct.

An ideal configuration would be to hitch the horse to it, run it out onto the battlefield, and then turn the whole thing around, thus hopefully shielding the horse a bit while it's unhitched.

And shielding the horse as you re-hitch in order to be dragged another 100m away from the front lines when the enemy approaches.

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