US Army Ordnance Museum

US Army Ordnance Museum

Description

The United States Army Ordnance Museum was established in 1919 to exhibit and preserve captured enemy materiel, and also certain United States ordnance materiel which had been shipped to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., for testing purposes. This exhibit served as a reservoir of information for the systematic study of various types of equipment which is always an important part of the program in the design of new weapons.

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Detailed Description
The United States Army Ordnance Museum was established in 1919 to exhibit and preserve captured enemy materiel, and also certain United States ordnance materiel which had been shipped to Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., for testing purposes. This exhibit served as a reservoir of information for the systematic study of various types of equipment which is always an important part of the program in the design of new weapons. Tell them you saw this on flymall.org
Location
Aberdeen, Maryland
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