Official: Munitions.

Reference code: CHAR 15/104

Part of: CHAR 15
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Date: Apr 1918 - Jun 1918

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G (Guns) Papers on the Danish "Madsen Machine Gun" including papers on the proposed production of the gun by Rolls Royce Ltd at Derby; memo by Walter Layton comparing the Madsen with the Lewis Machine Gun; memo from WSC to the Master General of the Ordnance, Major-General Sir William Furse on reasons why the Army Council did not want the Madsen gun; correspondence with Lord Northcliffe and Cecil Harmsworth on his reasons for not making any further efforts to acquire the gun; copy of official reports on the Madsen Machine Gun by Lt-General Sir Francis Lloyd, General Officer Commanding London District; copy of "Hansard", 6 Jun 1918, containing question in House of Lords on the Madsen Gun by Lord Beresford.

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Physical: 1 bound file, 51 folios
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