Machine Guns of World War I
Live Firing Classic Military Weapons in Colour Photographs
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Release Date: 23/06/2008
Live Firing Classic Military Weapons in Colour Photographs. Machine guns covered:Maxim Maschinegewehr 08Maxim Maschinegewehr 08/15Maschinepistole MP18/1Vickers Mk 1Lewis Mk 1Hotchkiss Mle 1914Chauchat Mle 1915. All the guns examined in this new paperback edition of Machine Guns of World War 1 belong to the class known as "automatic" and seven classic World War 1 weapons are illustrated in some 250 colour photographs. Detailed sequences shows them in close-up:during step-by-step field stripping, and during handling, loading and live firing trials with ball ammunition, by gunners wearing period uniforms to put these historic guns in their visual context.