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Originally appearing in Volume V20, Page 203 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HISTORY AND CONSTRUCTION] The breech mechanism for Q.F. guns firing metallic cartridge cases is worked on similar principles, but is somewhat simpler than that for the de Bange obturation, due principally to the fact of the firing primer being already contained in the cartridge case when this is introduced into the gun. In the English service the later patterns of breech mechanism for medium and heavy B.L. guns have a Welin screw, with a " steep
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