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Winchester : the gun that won the West

Author: Harold F Williamson
Publisher: South Brunswick ; New York : A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc., [1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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History of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold F Williamson
OCLC Number: 5802573
Description: xvi, 494 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Firearms production in the 1850s --
An experiment in repeating firearms --
Crisis and trial --
Laying the foundation --
Postwar adjustment --
Diversification and expansion --
Management and, labor, and inside contracting --
Era of development --
Competition in marketing firearms --
Competition in marketing ammunition --
Summary of Converse's administration --
End of the contract system --
Advent of smokeless power --
Struggle for supremacy --
Sales problems in the early 1900s --
Theodore Roosevelt and Winchester --
End of the association --
Summary of Bennett's administration --
Winchester aids the allies --
Winchester and the U.S. government --
Postwar reorganization --
Postwar planning and management --
Launching the postwar program --
Old-line products and finances --
Winchester and Simmons --
Testing the merger --
Liggett's administration --
Summary and conclusion.
Responsibility: by Harold F. Williamson.

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History of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company.

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