Projectile

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Patent for Projectile. "The present invention relates to projectiles and has particular reference to a shell which is adapted to be fired from a gun to penetrate the object aimed at and subsequently explode therein. An important object of the invention is to provide a projectile of the above mentioned character, so constructed so that the same will have a high armor penetrating efficiency and a very large explosive material carrying capacity, whereby the explosion of the shell subsequently to its penetration into or through the armor will be very disastrous" (lines 9-22).

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[2], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Douglas, William M. August 16, 1912.

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Patent for Projectile. "The present invention relates to projectiles and has particular reference to a shell which is adapted to be fired from a gun to penetrate the object aimed at and subsequently explode therein. An important object of the invention is to provide a projectile of the above mentioned character, so constructed so that the same will have a high armor penetrating efficiency and a very large explosive material carrying capacity, whereby the explosion of the shell subsequently to its penetration into or through the armor will be very disastrous" (lines 9-22).

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[2], 3 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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  • August 16, 1912

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  • August 5, 1913

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Douglas, William M. Projectile, patent, August 16, 1912; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth853587/: accessed December 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.