Part I: The Politics

CHAPTER FIVE

  MEANWHILE, BACK IN AMERICA....

 

Breaking the Stalemate: First U.S. Trials of the B.S.A. Lewis

  • Attorney Calfree Cuts Himself In

  • Makeup of the Special Machine Gun Test Board

  • First Unsuccessful Trials of the .30 Caliber Lewis at Springfield Armory

  • Cutting Europe Loose

  • Revising the Terms of Manufacture and Sale

  • Ducks in a Row: Forming the "Lynch Syndicate"

The Canadian Commitment

  • Canada Unarmed

  • An Offer from Savage Arms that Could Not Be Refused

The First Production Savage Lewis Gun: the .303 Model 1915

  • Marking and Identification System Used by Savage Arms

  • Specifications of the Model 1915 Savage Lewis, Ground Type (with Radiator Assembly)

  • An Ironic Reversal: Savage Plays Hard to Get

  • Establishing the Savage "School of Instruction" in Utica

Guns Across the Water: the British Come Calling

  • Mr. Rudd's Machiavellian Plan

  • Lewis from London on Current Events

  • Re-Enter the Driggs-Seabury Ordnance Company

  • A.A.L. Approves the Savage Lewis for Britain

  • Savage Declines a Further U.S. Ordnance Request to Test the 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 FIVE

 

 

THE BOOK

 

 

 

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