The British soldier entered World War I with vastly improved equipment over his Boer War forebear

Whiter, Robert H.
April 2004
Military History;Apr2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p12
Presents information on weapons and equipment used by British soldiers during World War I. Information on the Valise Equipment Pattern 1888 used during the Boer War; Importance of the role of Captain Anson Mills in introducing webbing into military use; Characteristics of the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle; Proliferation of military headgear.


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