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    SS186_Handbook of Ammunition

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.24

    40WO2466_Catechism of Animal Management (1916)

    By War Office

    Paperback £7.64

    This book summarizes the principles and techniques regarding the care and management of military horses in an easily digestIble question and answer format.

    The Remount Service in the UK in War-Time

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    The Remount Service played an important role in the Great War in ensuring that horses were available and supplied as required to both the Territorial Force as well as the Base Remount Depot of the Overseas Army. This booklet is both a statement and instructions issued by the director of...

    Notes on the French Horse-Breeding & Remount Organization

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    This book details the importance of horses during the Great War, not only in Britain but within the Entente Powers such as France. Written during a visit to France it looks at the efficiency of France's Ministry of Agriculture in the breeding and purchase to meet requirements.

    Details of the Sets of Harness Required for the Various Natures of Service Pattern Vehicles

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Using detailed tables, this book gives information on the types of harness required for vehicles such as General Service Wagons and Gun Carriages.

    The Impressment of Horses & Horse-Drawn Vehicles in Time of National Emergency

    By War Office

    Paperback £8.29

    This book is a detailed explanation of how the British Army went about acquiring the horses and horse-drawn vehicles required at a time of national emergency. It gives details of the remuneration available as well as samples of the forms, documents and legislation that had to be followed.

    40WO3140_Notes_on_Pack_Transport(1916)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    During the Great War, animals - specifically horses - were needed to transport heavy loads, and it was important that this was done in the safest possible way to avoid injury. This booklet instructs the way in which this should be done, from how to fit pack saddles, maximum weights...

    116GN5533_Remount_Manual_(War)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Ensuring that the British Army was supplied with the necessary numbers of horses needed in time of national emergency - was something that took great organization. This book details the breakdown of the Remount Service's duties such as purchasing, training, issuing and convalescing.

    SS345_Memorandum-Treatment of Injuries in War

    By War Office

    Paperback £10.24

    A compact guide summarizing the experience gained in the Military Hospitals in France between October 1914 and July 1915. Published in order to attain a uniformed approach in treatment methods based upon definite observation, it details dressing gunshot injuries and methods of amputation through to spinal injuries and penetrating wounds...

    SS306_Notes on German Fuzes and Typical French and Belgian Fuzes

    By War Office

    Paperback £11.54

    With more than 856 million shells fired during the Great War, the fuze was a vital device in the munitions industry for all sides involved. When the French first encountered the German artillery it became apparent that they had a much larger and more varied range of guns and Howitzers....

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