Foreign News: Change by Churchill

Britain's Socialist government stoutly urged all twelve NATO nations to adopt a new British .280-cal. rifle, even though the U.S. argued that its own new .30-cal. T25 has more range and target impact (TIME, Aug. 20). Last week, in reply to a question in the House of Commons, Winston Churchill hinted that the Tory government would shelve the .280 rifle.

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