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    ss182 - Instructions on Bombing Pts I and II

    By General Staff

    Paperback £10.89

    This manual clearly describes the selection, training and employment of bombers and how the grenade as a weapon takes careful and special training to use. It provides a fascinating insight and dispels the myth that contrary to popular belief, a grenade is not just a something that you “pull the...

    SS192_The Employment of Machine Guns Part 2 - Organization & Direction of Fire

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.89

    At the time of the Great War - after artillery - machine guns were seen as the most effective weapon employed in modern war. Due to the technicalities involved, it was paramount that detailed instructions were given. This book gives intricate direction to machine gunners including information regarding the mathematics,...

    SS640_Salvage

    By War Office

    Paperback £7.64

    The longer a war is fought the more important the issue of salvage becomes. The economy in material is only second to the economy in manpower. During the Great War, as it became apparent that the fight was going to be a long one, the abundance of materials became less....

    SS555_Vocab_of_German_Military_Terms

    By War Office

    Paperback £11.54

    Where your enemy speaks a different language, a translation of enemy technical and operational terminology and abbreviations are vital. This can be used on many levels to provide information on the enemy, particularly in relation to captured documents, maps, and equipment. This manual, produced in 1917, details many terms and...

    SS728_Guidance of Officers of the Labour Corps in France

    By War Office

    Paperback £8.94

    This booklet, whilst relating specifically to the Labour Corps in France, provides not only a fascinating insight into Labour Corps itself but also an overview of how a British Army Unit was organized. Covering all aspects of unit organization pertaining to the Labour Corps, it details the type of units...

    40WO2233_Veterinary Manual (War), 1915

    By War Office

    Paperback £7.64

    At a time when horses were a key part to the war effort, the Veterinary Service of an Army was just as important to ensure that there was a constant mobilization of healthy, fit animals. This document details how the Veterinary Service is organized and explains the roles of the...

    SS162_Notes_on_Identification_of_Aeroplanes

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.24

    During a time of war, having the knowledge and skill to identify not only enemy aircraft but also those of yours and your Allies is of utmost importance in both attack and defence. Cases of 'friendly fire' do happen but by equipping military personnel with the right knowledge helps keep...

    CDS74_The_Training_and_Employment_of_Grenadiers

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.89

    The way in which the Great War evolved meant that the employment of hand grenades both in attack and defence became one of the principal weapons in trench warfare. This informative manual gives the grenadier detailed training instructions on the correct methods of grenade throwing, a lowdown on the equipment...

    SS537_Summary of Recent Information Regarding the German Army and its Methods

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.24

    An insightful intelligence publication regarding the organization and structure of the German Army during the Great War. Highlights include concise descriptions of enemy defences, mine warfare, communication and logistics, armament, tactics and medical services. An incredibly useful reference for anyone interested in the Great War and for those studying in...

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