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Old February 7, 2013, 08:07 PM   #41
Mike Irwin
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The US never used cordite as a military powder. It was examined and tested, along with German Ballistite and French Poudre B.

All three were rejected for various reasons and the US military turned to both military and commercial research sources to develop the first smokeless powders in America.
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