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The Many Uses of Cordite

Cordite is a family of smokeless propellants developed and produced in the United Kingdom from 1889 to replace gunpowder as a military propellant. Like gunpowder, cordite is classified as a low explosive because of its slow burning rates and consequently low brisance.

  1. The Kill Zone: THE SMELL OF CORDITE IN THE AIR OF 

    killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/…/smell-of-cordite-in-air-of-inaccuracy.ht…‎

    Mar 21, 2009 - By John Ramsey Miller I have been guilty of having the smell, or swirling of, Cordite in the air after gun play. The other night watching TV I 

    1. The Box O’ Truth – Educational Zone #30 – The Smell of Cordite

      www.theboxotruth.com/docs/edu30.htm‎

      If any of you have ever read British military history, they are always talking about the “smell of Cordite” on the battlefield. Some folks probably don’t even know 

      1. Cordite

        www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Cordite.html‎

        Cordite is a family of smokeless propellants developed and produced in the United Kingdom from 1889 to replace gunpowder as a military propellant.
        www.counterpunch.org/2013/07/29/women-amidst-the-cordite/‎

        Jul 29, 2013 - Why did Congresswoman Amina al-Mogherbi and City Councillor Dr. Najat al-Kikhia resign from their posts? Why have Amina Mahmoud 

        1. WWI – The cordite crisis – Historum – History Forums

          historum.com/european-history/6603-wwi-cordite-crisis.html‎

          Jul 7, 2009 - Apparently it was common among soldiers to chew cordite as it made them  but the politicians really didn’t make things easy for him (Gallipoli, 

        2. facts about cordite - Evi

          www.evi.com/q/facts_about__cordite

          Tell me what you know about cordite, a family of smokeless propellants developed and produced in the United Kingdom from 1889 to replace gunpowder as a 

          1. Cordite - The Dreadnought Project

            www.dreadnoughtproject.org/tfs/index.php/Cordite

            Jump to History - History. Quoted herewith is a description of cordite manufacture from 1902: Nitro-glycerine, in the proper proportion, is poured on to dry 

          2. The Box O’ Truth – Educational Zone #30 – The Smell of Cordite

            www.theboxotruth.com/docs/edu30.htm‎

            If any of you have ever read British military history, they are always talking about the “smell of Cordite” on the battlefield. Some folks probably don’t even know 

          3. The Kill Zone: THE SMELL OF CORDITE IN THE AIR OF 

            killzoneauthors.blogspot.com/…/smell-of-cordite-in-air-of-inaccuracy.ht…‎

            Mar 21, 2009 - Go to Google and type in “Is Cordite Still Manufactured?” or “The history of Cordite.” I think you’ll find overwhelming evidence that I am correct.

        3. How Were Chestnuts Used To Produce Cordite Powder For 

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          An entry in the local school logbook for the village of Nash in north Buckinghamshire, dated [...]

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