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ball ammunition

live small-arms ammunition
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  • Three parties, of three men in each party, were selected, and armed with the old muzzle-loading muskets and ball ammunition.

    Prisoners Their Own Warders J. F. A. McNair
  • There was a complete reserve of ball ammunition of the kinds approved for use in the earlier part of 1899, viz.: Mark II.

  • Combat practice with ball ammunition against disappearing targets, and at estimated ranges, gets excellent results.

    Military Instructors Manual

    James P. Cole and Oliver Schoonmaker
  • It has saved the nation the cost of a trial and a dozen rounds of ball ammunition.

    A Lively Bit of the Front Percy F. Westerman
  • In that case he had still nine rounds of ball ammunition, and, if he wished to run amuck, held as many lives in his hand.

    Life in an Indian Outpost Gordon Casserly
  • Old scores were to be paid off, old grudges wiped out with our first issue of ball ammunition.

    Kitchener's Mob James Norman Hall
  • The bolts clicked open with the sound of one as we loaded our rifles with ball ammunition.

    Kitchener's Mob James Norman Hall

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