Popular science monthly . attempt in imitating the 12-inch siegehowitzers employed by the Germans.The huge guns are constructed almostentirely of wood which is supplementedat all wearing points with metal. Theguns follow the well known Krupp designfaithfully. A recoil mechanism is pro-vided as well as a means for regulatingthe angle of the gun barrel. The wheelsare provided withcaterpillar treads toenable them to climbover rough ground.The powder chargeused in firing is mixedcarefully in thestudio laboratory.In making the pic-ture the guns aredrawn from the pointon the firing linebyatractordri

Popular science monthly . attempt in imitating the 12-inch siegehowitzers employed by the Germans.The huge guns are constructed almostentirely of wood which is supplementedat all wearing points with metal. Theguns follow the well known Krupp designfaithfully. A recoil mechanism is pro-vided as well as a means for regulatingthe angle of the gun barrel. The wheelsare provided withcaterpillar treads toenable them to climbover rough ground.The powder chargeused in firing is mixedcarefully in thestudio laboratory.In making the pic-ture the guns aredrawn from the pointon the firing linebyatractordri Stock Photo
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Popular science monthly . attempt in imitating the 12-inch siegehowitzers employed by the Germans.The huge guns are constructed almostentirely of wood which is supplementedat all wearing points with metal. Theguns follow the well known Krupp designfaithfully. A recoil mechanism is pro-vided as well as a means for regulatingthe angle of the gun barrel. The wheelsare provided withcaterpillar treads toenable them to climbover rough ground.The powder chargeused in firing is mixedcarefully in thestudio laboratory.In making the pic-ture the guns aredrawn from the pointon the firing linebyatractordriven bya gasoline engine. K^ The camera man, under theumbrella on the platform, isbusily filming the woodenKrupps as they are Kruppingaway at the invisible enemy actor dons his summertweed ten minutes later andhurries to another part oftown to take j^art in astaged battle, orwarstufLHere the directors arccompelled to resort towliatever alternatives stagecar])enters and studio me-chanics can devise. Oneof the latest of these

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