Re: Mfg 8 inch HE shell, 1917
Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI
On Mon, 13 May 2019 10:18:03 -0500
"Phil Gilson" <breezyphil@...> wrote:
All the time and effort to make this item is gone in 1/1000th of a secondAll through the 20th century, WW I to Vietnam, the rate of failure to explode has remained remarkably constant, around 10%.
I remember being shown at the Academy video of the Viet Minh heating unexploded shells to recover the melinite filling for use in IEDs (as they are called now)...
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