Notes on the tactical employment of machine guns and Lewis guns

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H.M.S.O. , London
Statementissued by the General Staff at G.H.Q., March, 1916.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Army. General Staff.
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22184829M

Includes such adverts as Boots the Chemist offering water sterilizers and peppermint tables, Burberrys of Haymarket London as well as where officers can obtain their War Kit in France. Contains a large number of facsimile documents including Field Engineering, Notes on the tactical employment of machine guns and Lewis Guns March Provisional Machine Gun Firing Manual This manual covers the use of the Benet-Mercie rifle, Lewis gun, Vickers gun, and the Maxim gun.

Topics include: Use, care, and repair of machine guns and accessories. Combat firing. Instruction in the mechanics of the machine gun. Sighting, position, and aiming drills. Use of instruments. The determination. Home / Other Categories / Edged Weapons, Armour & Firearms / Page 2.

Filter. Showing 41–80 of 98 results Good selection of specialist book and reprints, many of them at greatly reduced prices. Joan Pollard. 13 Feb The Tactical Employment of Lewis Guns, January Employment. In andCanadian infantry battalions were entitled to four machine guns, either the Vickers or the Colt.

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In Augustthe battalion MG detachments were reorganized into brigade machinegun companies, armed with 16 Vickers guns.

McKellar, Lieut.K.B. Machine Gun Practice and Tactics for Officers, N.C.O.’s and Men. New York: The Macmillan Company (); pages, 6 illus. Price {Item No} [A good book on WWI machine gun tactics, from the Canadian Army perspective.] Parker, John H.

Tactical Organization and Uses of Machine Guns in the Field. Machine gun tactical doctrine dictated that in the defense the Hotchkiss guns should only rarely be located within yards of the front line and that at least two-thirds of the guns should be echeloned back through the whole defensive position, located so that adjacent guns would be mutually supporting.

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The Bren Gun was the standard light machine gun of the Canadian Army from to the late s. Inwhen the British Army set out to find a replacement for the Lewis Gun, and despite holding trials on several different weapons, the British military attaché in Prague sent in a report on a new weapon being built in Czechoslovakia by Brno; the Zb   No army went to war in ready to conduct trench warfare operations.

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The Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) is a family of American automatic rifles and machine guns used by the United States and numerous other countries during the 20th century.

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The book contains many amendments in both gummed inserts and hand written notes. Sections include training, fire control and use of the machine gun in war.

There are 3 small arms training booklets; Small Arms Training, Volume I, Pamphlet No Machine Gun Part II.-Training dated An estimated 43 planes were shot down, 27 of them withcaliber machine guns, 8 with 5-inch, 6 with 3"/50 and 2 with 1" It was the Navy's most overwhelming defeat.

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HuntThere were five billboxes altogether, four mounting heavy machine guns, the fifth the 47mm. w men and 24 heavy machine guns at the beginning of the war. By the end of the war, a division was much smaller in manpower but had 64 heavy and light machine guns down to the platoon level.

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After that, in the formation, came the heavy machine guns, the 81 mm mortars (6 of them) and the other elements of Headquarters Company. The column came to an exposed space at the railroad crossover but the men all double-timed through there and the Battalion made it without anyone being hurt.

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