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TIRER TUER [1 record]

Record 1 1996-02-05


Subject field(s)
  • Military Tactics
  • Small Arms

implying the desire to kill, rather than frighten or wound, a living target.


  • Tactique militaire
  • Armes légères

[...] les tirs des soldats du Ciskei n'étaient pas spontanés. «On pouvait entendre qu'il s'agissait de gens à qui on avait donné l'ordre de tirer pour tuer, même quand les gens étaient à terre».


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