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Ronald Simmons

Ronald Simmons

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Head of the Small Arms Bench Test Section at the Balistics Research Laboratory of the US Army.

He gave the Warren Commission the results of an experiment during which three US Army sharpshooters tried to imitate the shooting allegedly done by Lee Harvey Oswald.

He precised to the Commission that before the Mannlicher-Caracno could be used with its scope, two pads had to be placed below the scope.

Extract from the Warren Report
Oswald's Rifle Capability: ... at all to shoot a weapon with a telescopic sight once you know that you must put the crosshairs on the target and that is all that is necessary. Ronald Simmons, chief of the US. Army Infantry Weapons Evaluation Branch of the Ballistics Research Laboratory, said: “Well, in order to achieve three hits, it would not be required that a man be an exceptional shot. A proficient man with this weapon, yes.” The effect of a four-power telescopic sight on the difficulty of these shots was considered in detail by M. Sgt. James A. Zahm, noncommissioned officer in charge of the Marksmanship Training...

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