manufacturing a gun barrel at munitions factory in Germany during World War I. Cylindrical steel stock bored and rifled
Germany Date:1918, January Duration:3 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Gun barrel manufacture at munitions plant in Germany during World War I. Solid cylinder of steel is bored, and center core manually removed by men using sledge hammers and wedges. Weight of the barrel is 470 kg and the core weight is 240 kg. Rifling is then machined into the barrel by a milling machine that drives a milling plunger into the barrel. View of the rifled barrel.
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