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British Tommy bringing up shells to the guns

Fine advertisement, isn't it?

This speaks for itself

Canadian Corps heavy artillery in action

Inspecting damaged artillery shells for safe shipping. July 1917

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. A drilling operation on the noses of artillery shells is performed with speed and efficiency in a converted Midwest auto plant. Continuous conveyers feed the shells to the operators to ensure steady production

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Finished artillery shells are carefully gauged to ensure perfectly uniform ammunition for our fighting men. A converted Midwest auto plant is now producing these shells as efficiently as it turned out parts for automobiles

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. A drilling operation on the noses of artillery shells is performed with speed and efficiency in a converted Midwest auto plant. Continuous conveyers feed the shells to the operators to ensure steady production

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Finished artillery shells are carefully gauged to ensure perfectly uniform ammunition for our fighting men. A converted Midwest auto plant is now producing these shells as efficiently as it turned out parts for automobiles

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Inspection and finishing operations on artillery shells in a converted Midwest auto plant. Workers keep pace with conveyors that were formerly used to speed production of automobile parts

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Artillery shells pass through a continuous automatic paint-spraying operation in which protective coatings are applied to all inside and outside surfaces. Location: a converted Midwest auto plant

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Finished artillery shells are carefully gauged to ensure perfectly uniform ammunition for our fighting men. A converted Midwest auto plant is now producing these shells as efficiently as it turned out parts for automobiles

Conversion. Auto parts to artillery shells. Finished artillery shells are carefully gauged to ensure perfectly uniform ammunition for our fighting men. A converted Midwest auto plant is now producing these shells as efficiently as it turned out parts for automobiles

Production. Shell loading. These girls are "staking" fuses in the assembly of artillery shells in a large Midwest loading plant. In the manufacture and loading of percussion caps--an operation performed in a large division of the plant--ninety percent of the employees are women. Army officers say the women speed up production. Ravenna ordnance plant

Production. Shell loading. On the "firing line" of a large Midwest loading plant, artillery shells soon to batter the Axis are sprayed with olive drab paint. This women is a sprayer, but women also do the "puddling" of TNT in shells better than men. For "puddling," the stirring and packing of TNT in shells, is done much as a housewife prepares dough for cake. Ravenna ordnance plant

"Cloverleaf clusters" is the official title for these packages of 105 mm. artillery shells. Delivery lines are speedy at the large Midwest loading plant where they are made. Fourteen 2,000-pound bombs have been removed from a truck and placed in a freight car in fourteen minutes--and four 4,000-pound "block busters" have been moved from truck to freight car in fifteen minutes. Ravenna ordnance plant

Air Force and Navy demolition disposal experts search for live World War II explosives on the island of Enjebi. Artillery shells, mines, grenades, and bombs are still found on the island. Enjebi, part of Eniwetok Atoll, was used as an atomic testing area in the 1950s

Two soldiers cut the bands on a pallet of 155mm chemical artillery shells before placing them in a bunker during Operation Steel Box. The munitions, which were transported to the atoll aboard Military Sealift Command ships, will be stored in the bunker until their disposal

A soldier directs the driver of a forklift as he removes a pallet of 155mm chemical artillery shells from its packing crate during Operation Steel Box. The munitions, which were transported to the atoll aboard Military Sealift Command ships, will be stored in the bunker until their disposal

Soldiers prepare to unload a crate of 155mm chemical artillery shells before placing them in a storage bunker during Operation Steel Box. The munitions, which were transported to the atoll aboard Military Sealift Command ships, will be stored in the bunker until their disposal

A pallet of 155mm chemical artillery shells sits in its shipping crate before being unloaded during Operation Steel Box. The shells, part of a shipment of chemical munitions transported to the atoll aboard a Military Sealift Command ship, will be placed in a storage bunker until their disposal

Artillery shells are abandoned in an Iraqi beachfront defense post in the aftermath of Operation Desert Storm.

Artillery shells and the country of Kuwait are outlined on the forward gun turret of the battleship USS MISSOURI's (BB-63) Mark 7 16-inch 50-caliber guns while the number "289" signifies the number of shots fired by the forward guns during MISSOURI's participation in Operation Desert Storm. The vessel has just returned to Naval Station, Long Beach, following its Persian Gulf deployment

Shot of the various munitions and artillery shells that were once produced by Government ordnance Facility #9 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, shot during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR

Shot of various munitions and artillery shells that were once produced by Government ordnance Facility #9 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, shot during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR

6 inch Howitzer in Hofzarlan (?), Bonn

Ammunition loading station, narrow gauge railway