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Ammunition to Blaze the Way at Verdun

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A collection of different-caliber shells which gives a vivid illustration of the variety of ammunition used in modern warfare. Each shell is specifically designed for a certain purpose, even though they are all meant for man-killing. The little fellows pick out a single man for their target; the big ones choose a whole company, fort or locality for theirs

Below, a depot of big-caliber shells which have helped in their way to make Verdun a five month's nightmare. These shells are stored in the rear of the fighting lines and are taken to the front as thev are needed. Powerful motor-trucks distribute them to the aritues


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