gunlayer


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gunlayer

(ˈɡʌnˌleɪə)
n
(Military) navy Brit a person who aims a ship's gun
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Edwards' gunlayer got in some shots at 300 yards, then Edwards manoeuvred the enemy in front of his Sopwith and opened fire into its tail.
Edwards was engaged by a very fast type of fighter, which hit his Sopwith with several bursts and killed the gunlayer.
He ``hated big ships'' and amazingly then volunteered for submarine duty and found himself back out in the Far East on HMS Sleuth where he was a Gunlayer - responsible for the sub's deck gun.
Philosophers such as Max Scheler wrote best-selling books praising German 'culture' over mere Anglo-French 'civilization', psychology laboratories busied themselves in concocting aptitude tests for pilots, gunlayers etc.