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MacAdam Shovel - Sir Sam Hughes - We were there

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Sir Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence, Holding a MacAdam Shovel
Sometimes an inventor, Sir Sam Hughes patented  -  in his personal secretary’s name  -  a shovel with a hole that a shooter could theoretically use as a shield. Caution kept it from being used on the Front, but thousands of these tools were purchased by the Department of Militia and Defence.

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