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White phosphorus misadventures#13 Canon Fodder

Another instance of parental neglect combined with the dangers of phosphorus was reported in The¬†Loughborough Echo of 22nd August 1913.¬† It is revealed that two brothers, one aged ten and the other twelve had been playing with a crude but … Continue reading

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The real AW history timeline- the only one worth knowing

  In the last post, I looked at the former website of this then international company. One of the astounding things on this 1998 ish piece was its claimed 150 year “brief history”, up to that point, “brief” being the … Continue reading

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