alternate englands - belated questions

Otter Perry ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Tue Feb 15 10:03:53 EST 2005


The Henry repeating rifle, IIRC.  Fifteen shots without reloading.


On Monday, February 14, 2005, at 03:19 PM, AZS wrote:

> I believe that it was during the American Civil War that the something 
> or
> other rifle was invented and mass-produced, and it's seen as a Decisive
> Weapon, at least acc. to a documentary I saw on TV once (others were 
> the
> longbow and.. umm.. possibly the samurai sword? can't remember). Maybe 
> that
> decisive rifle was further developed and led to whatever they used to 
> kill
> each other in WWI.
> Someone here may be a lot better informed about this.


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