Item 01: John D. Wilson diary, 18 May-27 July 1916 - Page 4

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An explosive is generally understood as a substance composed of combustable matter and containing it own supports of combustion.

[Transcriber's note: following shorthand not transcribed.]
A high explosive shatters
A low explosive propelling force
Best [indecipherable] would diffuse in a [indecipherable] of sulphuric acid.
Stability under [indecipherable]

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