A million rifles for the czar

December 1992
Yankee;Dec92, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p18
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.


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