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We say in the military, “when you release ordnance and people die, everything changes.”
This inspired the “270 Million Project,” some of whose proceeds will go toward removing unexploded ordnance .
It contains complete arms for 40,000 men, and there is also a quantity of heavy ordnance.
Colonel Fox, member for Stroud, accepted the Chiltern hundreds in his favour, and became secretary to the ordnance.
During the next four days the enemy replied by a terrific bombardment from their heavy ordnance and gunboats.
Richmond again became master of the ordnance and a little later re-entered the cabinet.
It was, it struck me, from a petronel, or some small piece of ordnance such as merchantmen carried in those days.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
I was soon being initiated into Ordnance accounts, which are things of the most diabolical complexity.
Any one with a turn for metaphysics would be at home in Ordnance; Aristotle would have revelled in it.
They took with them a piece of ordnance which for want of horses the men themselves were forced to draw.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS

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