Belgian soldier smokes a cigarette during a fight between Dendermonde and Oudegem Belgium in 1914.
Heavy MGs

Vintage Saturday: Smoke Break

May 28, 2016 Ian McCollum 54

This is a really good photo of a Belgian Maxim, although it appears to be staged – the man has his thumbs on the trigger, but there does is not ammo belt in the gun.

Bolt Action Rifles

Vintage Saturday: Liberators

May 14, 2016 Ian McCollum 44

This is a pretty widely-published photo, but it sure is a good one. It also shows very clearly the US’ horrible excuse for a backpack of the time. For the record, the soldier on the […]