Drury. The capital of Connecticut became a bustling hub of patriotic spirit and manufacturing prowess upon America's 1917 entrance into World War I. As locals prepared to fight in the trenches in France, companies like Colt's Patent Firearms helped quench the Allies unyielding necessity for materiel.
Perhaps for the first time, the wartime efforts of Hartford, Connecticut, are chronicled in one exciting volume, offering readers an insider's peek at the indispensable contribution of the Northeastern state with a selection of exciting century-old photography and thoroughly researched narrative. 144 pages, 64 B&W photos, 6"x 9", softcover.