He was allowed to import munitions of war.
It was therefore with surprise and some disapproval that people found Mr. Lloyd George, who appreciated his powers, admitting him into his Government in July 1917 as Minister of Munitions, a post in which he did good work for a year and a half, but did not come specially before the public. After the war, however, when Mr. Lloyd George reconstructed his Government, he became Secretary of State both for War and for Air, a conjunction of offices which was much criticized.
He appointed governors to cities, issued orders to generals, provided munitions of war, sent his ambassadors to negotiate with the Lombard king and actually dared to conclude a private peace.
In 1915 Lord Murray became for a short time honorary director of recruiting for munitions work.
Moscow, abounding in provisions, arms, munitions, and incalculable wealth, is in Napoleon's hands.
Under the Norman earls of Cornwall this was rebuilt, embattled and furnished with munitions of war.
The magazine was attacked by the mutineers, but the little band defended to the last the enormous accumulation of munitions of war stored there, and, when further defence was hopeless, fired the magazine.
On the 20th of September 1881 Beheran formally accepted Italian protection, and in the following February an Anglo-Italian convention established the Italian title to Assab on condition that Italy should formally recognise the suzerainty of the Porte and of the khedive over the Red Sea coast, and should prevent the transport of arms and munitions of war through the territory of Assab.
The terms of peace may be condensed into the following points: (1) Surrender of all burghers in the field, with all arms and munitions of war; (2) all burghers duly declaring themselves subjects of King Edward VII.
Only by dispatching very substantial reinforcements in men, munitions and war material to the scene could the Entente achieve its object.
Thence he was promoted, in the summer of 1916, to the headship of the office of Munitions and a seat on the War Committee of the Cabinet, on Mr. Lloyd George's succession to the Secretaryship of State for War.
At first indeed, since the war was only expected to last a short time, there was little disposition to incur the heavy expenditure necessary in order to secure a share in the manufacture of war material; but this attitude was soon changed, and within six months factories everywhere had been adapted to the supply of munitions and all the variety of other things required by the Government for the armies.
Unhappily Frederick preferred to put his Sicilian house in order, and the legate preferred to listen to the Italians, who had their own 3 A canon of the third Lateran council (1179) forbade traffic with the Saracens in munitions of war; and this canon had been renewed by Innocent in the beginning of his pontificate.
Factories sprang up in the South in a few months, supplying the army with arms and munitions of war, and the energy of the president was everywhere apparent.
In the war which began in 1899 munitions of war and recruits for the Boers were freely passed through Delagoa Bay.
The village became thereafter a storehouse of provisions and munitions of war, and hence became the objective of the British expedition that on the 19th of April 1775 opened with the armed conflict at Lexington the American War of Independence.
Many of our houses, both public and private, with their almost innumerable apartments, their huge halls and their cellars for the storage of wines and other munitions of peace, appear to be extravagantly large for their inhabitants.
Russian aggression began somewhat early in the r8th century, when Peter the Great, establishing his base at Astrakhan on the Volga, and using the Caspian for bringing up supplies and munitions of war, captured Derbent from the Persians in 1722, and Baku in the following year.
Italian warships blockaded and bombarded Turkish ports on the Red Sea coast of Arabia and supplied arms and munitions to the Idrisi of Asir, to the great advantage of that ruler.
In July he left the Ministry of Munitions to become Minister of Reconstruction without portfolio.
On arriving in Paris, Deane at once opened negotiations with Vergennes and Beaumarchais, securing through the latter the shipment of many vessel loads of arms and munitions of war to America.
These were: the cession to Turkey of Azov with all its guns and munitions, the razing of all the forts recently built on the frontier by Russia, the renunciation by the tsar of all claim to interfere with the Tatars under the dominion of the Crimea or Poland, or to maintain a representative at Constantinople, and Russia's consent to Charles's return to Sweden.'
Moreover, the linking up of Turkey with the Central Powers by railway ensured that Liman von Sanders would in due course be furnished with ample munitions of all kinds, and this must make the prospect of Entente forces gaining possession of the Straits remoter than ever.
deriving much benefit from the strategical transformation which had taken place in the Balkans consequent upon communications being opened between Thrace and the Central Powers; but there was every prospect of heavy artillery and munitions shortly beginning to find their way through from Germany and AustriaHungary to the Dardanelles.
A rigid censorship was exercised concerning the publication of information as to the production of munitions, measures of defence, bombardments, air raids, arrests, trials and executions of spies, etc.
It was only after continued protests by the Newspaper Proprietors' Association that publicity was given to the gigantic achievements of the Ministry of Munitions, and the manufacturers and millions of workers associated with it.
The first place amongst the industries is taken by the ironworks (one being a branch of the Krupp firm, the Grusonwerke, employing about 4000 hands), which produce naval armour and munitions of war.
Berwick and Bolingbroke were his ministers, but Berwick would not accompany him to Scotland, and Bolingbroke did not provide the necessary munitions of war.
Stokes (1814-1890) of Chicago transferred a large amount of munitions of war from St Louis, where the secession sentiment was strong, to Alton.
In 1920 he and his executive were faced by the difficult problem of the refusal of Irish railwaymen to handle munitions of war; and the only solution he and they could suggest was that the Government should cease to send such munitions and that the Labour party should make an appeal to the Irish people - a solution which ministers, of course, could not accept.
But Cattaneo replied: "The enemy having furnished us with munitions thus far, will continue to furnish them.
The same year he notified President Carranza, of Mexico, that the United States would not adopt his proposed Pan-American plan of stopping the shipment of food and munitions to all the European belligerents.
The tenor of his speeches was always to encourage Ministers in vigorous action - on such questions, for instance, as the mobilization of industry, the treatment of aliens and the provision of munitions.
He believed, he subsequently told a Unionist audience, that the Opposition could have turned out the Government at this time owing to the indignation about the shortage of munitions; but that would have meant an election and renewal of party feeling, and so have prevented the concentration of effort on the war.
But of course it must be remembered that not merely were munitions provided in 1917 and 1918 on an unprecedented scale, but that prices had risen enormously until, towards the close of the war, they were about double those of four years before.
But his principal work during the war was effected at the Ministry of Munitions, where Mr. Lloyd George obtained his assistance as Parliamentary Secretary when the office was created under the first Coalition Ministry in 1915.
On the 14th of August 1793 he became a member of the committee of public safety, where he allied himself closely with Lazare Carnot in the organization of national defence, being especially charged with the provision of the munitions of war.
Groener was instrumental in maintaining, in spite of strikes and other difficulties, the cooperation of the German trade unions in securing a steady supply of munitions.
battlefield munitions had the capacity to cause enormous suffering.
blacklisted Swiss munitions companies.
cluster munitions are parties to the CCW.
The coaxial arrangement is of particular interest in this context, as its essentially cylindrical form factor lends itself to packaging into munitions.
Stocks of munitions were reduced after the war and the site was finally decommissioned and closed in 1961.
depleted uranium munitions, which might even affect the future generations.
The Joint Venture wants to record a history of the area, including the munitions factory.
The super-exploitation of the munitions workers to feed the insatiable greed for profits of the war mongering factory owners.
These small munitions contain high explosives that produce radio frequency energy as their primary kill mechanism.
laseth their lasing capability, these units can provide terminal guidance information for a variety of precision-guided munitions.
metalworking skills made us useful in a munitions factory. ' Roman ended up working in a labor camp in Dresden.
munitions of war.
munitions workers working in the City.
munitions depots across the country.
munitions, stores and finally personnel and hospital facilities.
munitions, ammunitions including blank cartridges, pistol caps, fireworks, flares, smoke canisters, and crackers.
munitions, supplies of all kinds, instructors, from outside.
munitions when they needed food and medicine.
munitions such as artillery shells, filled with VX gas.
Within 24 hours, over 3,000 precision-guided munitions will reign down on your city.
They stated, " There is no way to reduce the toxicity of depleted uranium munitions.
Moreover few European pilots have flight experience with precision guided munitions.
The M4 entrance allows easier access for the large vehicles used to carry the munitions.
She showed me unexploded munitions on the school site.
Once a target has been selected and accurately located, the laser designation capability is used to identify the specific target for laser-guided munitions.
conventional munitions from here were used during the Gulf War.
Ottawa parties must either give up all explosive munitions or withdraw from the treaty.
In a new Iraq war, about 80% of bombs dropped would probably be smart munitions.
munitions factory south of Moscow.
munitions dump blew up, raising the friendly fire proportion of casualties to 31 per cent.
munitions workers going to keep up with demand?
munitions makers and big oil and the media.
munitions entrance has been modified in a similar way with a large steel blast door allowing vehicles to drive into the block.
munitions industry especially, has greatly reduced its extent.
Of the 90 million cluster munitions dropped on tiny Laos from 1964 to 1973, 30% failed to explode.
Quite clearly battlefield munitions had the capacity to cause enormous suffering.
However, squadrons of aircraft armed with precision munitions would serve the same purposes more cheaply.
chemical UN says it cannot reconcile figures for thousands of chemical munitions.
We had the men, the munitions and the morale, and we were not overbalanced.
uranium munitions left.
From 1915 onwards the Clydeside munitions workers had become the vanguard of working class resistance to the war effort.
womanan>Women prisoners working in a munitions factory had attempted to pass on dynamite to them.
One of the Polish kings, for example, threatened with death the English sailors who should attempt to carry on the illicit trade in arms, on the ground that " the Muscovite, who is not only our opponent of to-day but the eternal enemy of all free nations, should not be allowed to supply himself with cannons, bullets and munitions or with artisans who manufacture arms hitherto unknown to those barbarians."
He warmly advocated both the Munitions bill and the Registration bill, and had no hesitation in taking the further step of compulsory service, asserting, on the first Military Service bill, that the choice was between compulsion and defeat, and on the second bill, that the first had brought in more men than was expected and, therefore, that there was every reason to anticipate the success of the second.
The doors of St Mark's were hastily secured, and Savonarola discovered that his adherents had secretly prepared arms and munitions and were ready to stand a siege The signory sent to order all laymen to quit the cloister, and a special summons to Valori.
Not to worry, the President has plenty of raw material for radioactive uranium munitions left.
Women prisoners working in a munitions factory had attempted to pass on dynamite to them.
One significant disaster at Kirkby was a bomber, the Lancaster, that caught fire during munitions loading.
During the Civil War, the South experienced the loss of its largest munitions lab in Richmond on Friday the 13th in an explosion that killed over sixty-eight people, most of them young female employees.
Coordinated and filled supply needs for front line personnel, including transport of food, water, medical and munitions in a timely fashion.
By judicious use of the railway Kitchener concentrated sufficient troops in the colony to cope with the attempt, and, after being hunted for eighteen days, De Wet escaped back into the Orange River Colony with the loss of all his guns, munitions of war and half his force.
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