TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Whiter, Robert H.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Apr2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
12195621

 

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