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Breaking Through Barbed Wire Entanglements with the Wire Shooter Cutter, Where Does the Malaria Germ Winter?, Danger in Filtering Gasoline

[Cover image details the invention and use of the "wire shooter," designed for attachment to the bayonet of a standard military rifle]
[Reviewer's note, 2014: Cover image shows a man lifting three thin strands of barbed wire--it looks like the kind of barbed wire used for cattle ranches and bears no relation to the thick coils of wire used in trench warfare]

The Government Expert and the Lay Critic, Mr. Ford's Baby Submarine, and more

When the Surgeon Sews

The Manufacture of Catgut for Hospital Use in France.

By Jacques Boyer

A Collapsible Lifeboat That Looks Like a Doughnut, The Navy's New Radio Station at Chollas Heights, Near San Diego

Two Weeks' Review of the War, February 15th, 1917

By Our Military Expert

Completing the World's Busiest Waterway

The Fourth Lock at Sault Ste. Marie

By Herbert T. Wade

Some Recent Supreme Court Decisions in October, 1916, Term, Institute of Marine Biology in Sicily


  • Letters

    Correspondence- February 24, 1917

  • Departments

    Inventions New and Interesting- February 24, 1917

  • Recently Patented Inventions- February 24, 1917

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