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    3in factory

    Hello,
    Nice video (not sure about the legend ! Rounds made are British 3in...)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xj6nlHQW2M
    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by EOD personnel .

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    If, as it says, the year is 1940 then the factory is very likely the main assembly plant for 3-in mortar bombs at that time, the South African Railways factory at Bloemfontein.

    For munitions made from a number of parts, including a main iron or steel casting (mortar bombs, No.36 grenades, aerial bombs), the components were made elsewhere at different factories and then put together with final machining and corrosion-proofing at the main assembly plant.

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