You've seen the movie Saving Private Ryan. U.S. soldiers in the first wave of landings at Omaha Beach were massacred by German machine guns in concrete pillboxes, as well as mortar and artillery fire.

Didn't you feel that there could be some way of protecting, assisting these troops as they came ashore?
 
 
 

problems and possibilities
 
 

integrated fire support
 
 

fingers
 
 

the real world solution