An original British Army Machine Gun training handbook published in 1925. Machine Gun Training is very well illustrated with diagrams, line drawings, fold-outs and maps, including a coloured fold-out 1/10,000 scale trench map. It covers all the elements of training in the use of the standard issue Vickers Machine Gun. The .303 Vickers was the standard British Army heavy machine gun throughout both the First and Second World Wars. This volume is a comprehensive handbook of all aspects of machine gun use and tactics, from elementary drill, ballistics, range-finding, packing and transport to instructions for use of the gun in combat.
In good condition. The boards are in good condition, with general signs of use, some marks, and slight wear to the spine and edges. The binding and hinges are good and secure. The text, illustrations, and fold-outs are in very good condition. The book is signed on the front endpapers by 'R. Pilkington'.
Published: 1925 Red boards with black titling Illustrated with diagrams, line drawings and maps Dimensions: 105mm x 135mm Pages: 406