The Great War was a ferment of new ideas and weapons, from gas and flame throwers to super-heavy artillery, concrete bunkers, tanks, and aircraft. Meanwhile, older methods, such as machine guns and armor, were deployed in innovative ways. All these developments were documented in contemporary publications and manuals. This compendium of extracts and illustrations covers the trench experience, giving not only a popular nostalgic view of the awar to end wars, a but a rounded picture of how it was.Whether the artillery can continue firing until the assaulting infantry is actually on the point of closing with the enemy, or The SMLE - a#39;Short Magazine Lee Enfielda#39; rifle, standard weapon of the regular infantry and cavalry. The .303 inch a#39;shorta#39;anbsp;...
|Title||:||An Officer's Manual of the Western Front 1914-1918|
|Publisher||:||Conway Maritime Press - 2009-09-01|