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Devising the drip rifle used in Gallipoli evacuation

Article about: I wasnt to sure what section to put this in but its a great little read. I had never heard of this and thought i would share it with you all.... WWI anniversary: Soldier William Scurry honou

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    Default Devising the drip rifle used in Gallipoli evacuation

    I wasnt to sure what section to put this in but its a great little read. I had never heard of this and thought i would share it with you all....

    WWI anniversary: Soldier William Scurry honoured for devising drip rifle used in Gallipoli evacuation - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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    I went to Gallipoli a few years back. Very neat to see all the trenches, museums, and hear the stories of the battle.

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    That is a great story about a genius in the trenches of WW I.

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    The odd thing about the piece is that it never really makes clear that it was just the mechanism to fire the SMLE he invented-there are many references to 'inventing the rifle' in the article that might lead the largely uninformed to think it was all his work!

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