A Chasseur à pied of the 19e Battalion on the road between Breteuil and Flers, Somme. 10th of April 1918. This Battalion had been on foot after heavy fighting in order to occupy the village of Grivesnes, South of Moreuil in France. The rifle [...]
German soldier using his body weight to stabilize an MG34 on an anti-aircraft tripod.
Canadian Commando with a Lanchester SMG. It wasn’t only the Japanese who put huge bayonets on subguns!
I do wonder how awkward it would get to use Lanchester mags, with their 50-round capacity. Notice the front pouches this [...]
Soviet snipers train at ranging aircraft with 91/30 PU rifles.
Russian troops with SVT-40 rifles in a particularly photogenic framing. My book review planned for today isn’t quite done yet, so I’m changing up the schedule a bit.
Waffen-SS soldier manning a Czech ZB-37 machine gun on its tripod. Note that the articulated tripod legs have been put to good use mounting the gun up on a large rock that offers some [...]
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