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Lantern Slide - Soldiers with Machine Guns in Front of Tents, 1914-1918 (Damaged) Image Reg. No: MM 035585

Summary:
Three soldiers with their Vickers machine guns and kits outside white tents. Location unknown. Slide is cracked in upper corner.

The British Army established a Machine Gun Corps in 1915 to improve the use of machine guns on the Western Front. Australia did not have specific machine gun units until World War II.
Description:
Glass lantern slide, rectangular, printed with black and white photograph, coloured. Slide has black edging. Slide is cracked in upper corner.
Description Of Content:
Coloured photograph of three soldiers with their Vickers machine guns and kits outside white tents. Other soldiers and tents in background.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 82 mm (Height), 82 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: weapons, world war i 1914-1918, military history, soldiers, tents, machine guns, lantern slides, world war ii 1939-1945
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: army camps
Format: Lantern Slide: Colour; Standard (3¼ in. x 3¼ in.)
Date Made: 1914-1918

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