TITLE

A million rifles for the czar

PUB. DATE
December 1992
SOURCE
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the one million rifles and 100 million rounds of ammunition ordered by the Russian czar, Nicholas II, from the Remington Arms Company in Connecticut at the start of World War I. Construction of a gun factory in Bridgeport, Conn., to fill the order; Experiences with a Russian Army inspector at the factory, nicknamed `Alexander the Great'; Impact of Russian Revolution on factory.
ACCESSION #
9301103719

 

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