108-millimeter howitzer shell production, ca. 1917

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108-millimeter howitzer shell production, ca. 1917

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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.

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About This Item

  • Title: 108-millimeter howitzer shell production, ca. 1917
  • Creation Date: circa 1917
  • Subject Date: circa 1917
  • Locations:
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
    • Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 242, Box 40b 12-24
  • Collection: Portland Company records
  • Object Type: Image

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