Training for trench warfare.
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|Title||Training for trench warfare.|
|Notes||Firing rifle grenades. Cup dischargers are attached to muzzles of SMLE rifles (which can be done without removal of bayonet). When firing a soldier puts the but on the ground and angles the weapon so the grenade discharges from his trench towards the enemy.|
|Item Date||15th September 1916|
|Creation place||Somme (Google Maps)|
|Item medium||VHS copy of original film|
|Keywords||Western Front, Battle, Munitions|
|Collection ID||The Battle of the Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks, Part 2, Caption 32|
|Repository name||Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive|
|Repository address||Imperial War Museum|
|Copyright||The Imperial War Museum|
|Digital repository||The First World War Poetry Digital Archive|