108-millimeter howitzer shell production
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"The Portland Company made tens of thousands of these brass 108-millimeter howitzer shell casings for the war effort in 1917-1918. These men are machining the casings to government specifications in the machine shop." -- Fletcher, David H. 'The Portland Company 1846-1982.' Charleston, S.C. : Arcadia Pub., 2002. 114.
- Title: 108-millimeter howitzer shell production
- Creation Date: circa 1917
- Subject Date: circa 1917
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photoprint
- Dimensions (cm): 17 x 22
- Local Code: Coll. 242 40b 12-24
- Collection: Portland Company records
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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