1272RE: [barsoom] Barsoomian ammunition
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In Princess, it is mentioned that in the context of Green Barsoomian women
working in industry that solid nonexplosive ammunition was used at night.
Of course, in a pitched battle near dusk, you might not have reloaded to
"ball" ammunition and there could be live rounds ready to cook off the next
Todd Smith <todd.smith@...>
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From: Steve Wadding [mailto:wadding@...]
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 14:11 PM
Subject: Re: [barsoom] Barsoomian ammunition
At 06:03 PM 5/12/04 +0000, Javier wrote:
>I know that generally the folks on Barsoom used the shell thatI don't recall a non explosive shell (though that doesn't mean one wasn't
>exploded on contact with the sun once the outer shell was cracked.
>Did they not also use a non explosive shell at night? I forgot
>where I read that
mentioned). I do recall mention of the dangers of the battlefield at dawn
after a night battle.
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