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The German Motorized Infantry Regiment
Military Intelligence Service, Special Series No. 4, October 17, 1942
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21. Their armor and cross-country mobility allow heavy weapons to be used at close range and from the most effective angle, and also enable fire to be concentrated quickly on crucial spots.

22. Motorized infantry, by virtue of its speed and maneuverability, can readily adapt its fire to suit any situation. Fire superiority so gained can be exploited more rapidly in vehicles than on foot.

23. The splinter-proof armor of its transport vehicles allows motorized infantry to follow closely behind the burst of its own artillery fire.

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