Part I: The Politics

CHAPTER FOUR

 THE LEWIS GUN IS PERFECTED: IN ENGLAND

 

Taking the Clock-Spring Prototypes to Europe

  • First Stop: Great Britain

Success with the Savage Clock-Spring Lewis in Belgium

  • The First-Ever European Aircraft Machine Gun

  • Oliver Huberty Asked to Oversee Belgian Lewis Production

The Formation of Armes Automatiques Lewis S.A., Belgium

  • Further Belgian Air Trials

  • Colonel Lewis' Last Posting

  • Retiring from Active Duty, Colonel Lewis Goes Abroad

  • Wresting Armes Automatiques Lewis from Possible German Control

  • A Frustrating Search for Suitable Manufacturing Facilities

  • Enter the Birmingham Small Arms Company, LTD

The B.S.A. Model 1913 Lewis Gun: Fifty Guns in Seven Calibers

  • Specifications of the Closed-Bolt-Firing Model 1913 B.S.A. Lewis

The Watershed Bisley Demonstrations

  • Further Orders for the Model 1913 Lewis Gun

 

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ART I
CHAPTER CONTENT

1

THE McCLEAN GUN

2

BACK TO SQUARE ONE

3

LEWIS SAVE THE DAY

4

THE LEWIS GUN IS PERFECTED: IN ENGLAND

5

MEANWHILE, BACK IN AMERICA

 

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ABLE OF CONTENTS

PART           TITLE

I

THE POLITICS

II

FORGED IN A TRIAL BY FIRE

III

ALLIED AFTERMATH

IV

LEWIS IN DEPTH

V

THE FORTUNES OF WAR

VI ACCESSORIES AND ANCILLARIES
VII PARALLEL DEVELOPMENTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

CHAPTER FOUR


 

 

 

THE BOOK


 

 

 

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