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Firepower Kills

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  1. Cabel1960

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    During the opening barrage of the Battle of El Alamein on October 23, 1942, the artillery of the British Eighth Army fired some 530,000 rounds in twenty-four hours, for an average of 22,083.3 rounds per hour, or approximately 1 round every 2.8 minutes from each of the 1,030 guns and howitzers available.

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