WWI covered live on Twitter: "Jan, 29 1916 Illustrated London News - What a Machine-Gunner Sees When Taking Aim https://t.co/11cZaR8eoz @Nordhues https://t.co/JnTqRs4dPg"
Machine guns inflicted appalling casualties on both war fronts in World War One. Men who went over-the-top in trenches stood little chance when the enemy opened up with their machine guns.
Julian Nordhues on Twitter: ""Am Maschinengewehr in Erwartung eines Gasangriffs.", Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung, 14.1.1917 https://t.co/FZZo6ISyLH"
Today marks the anniversary of the end of the battle of Verdun which raged between February and December of Above we see French troops manning a Hotchkiss machine gun in a pillbox at the Fort Vaux, 22 November
WWI covered live on Twitter: "Nov 13 1915 Illustrated London News - Fighting a German Albatross With an Automatic Gun https://t.co/f5rG9RnD1f #ww1 https://t.co/3kftG75nDh"