On the day the fellow from our company was killed, the commanders came up to us and told us what happened. Then they decided to fire an ‚Äėhonor barrage‚Äô and fire three shells. They said, ‚ÄúThis is in memory of ****.‚ÄĚ That felt very out of line to me, very problematic.
A barrage of what?
A barrage of shells. They fired the way it‚Äôs done in funerals, but with shellfire and at houses. Not into the air. They just chose [a house] ‚Äď the tank commander said, ‚ÄúJust pick the farthest one, so it does the most damage.‚ÄĚ Revenge of sorts. So we fired at one of the houses. Really you just see a block of houses in front of you, so the distance doesn‚Äôt really matter.
Three shells on the same spot?
Yeah. I don‚Äôt remember exactly what time it was, but it was close to sunset.
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