Arming Up: WWI Boosted M1917 Rifle Production by 11,700% in One Year
By Logan Metesh
When the United States entered World War I in 1917, we were woefully under-prepared (read, under-armed) for what was to come. Spurred on by the need to do their part at home to support the troops overseas, wartime production ramped up exponentially in a short period of time. Newton Baker was the Secretary of War, […]
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