SNIPING IN FRANCE 1914-18:
With Notes on the Scientific Training of Scouts, Observers, and Snipers |
by Major H. Hesketh-Prichard D.S.O. M.C.
Publisher: Helion & Co.
Place Published: England
Publish Date: 2004
Edition: First Edition, Reprint of 1920
Description: 176 pages,20 sketches, 11 photos.Originally published in 1920, copies are highly sought-after. Helion's reprint is a high quality edition, newly-typeset, with a new index, and featuring a number of charming pencil sketches by Ernest Blaikley. Sniping in France provides a detailed and richly-informative account of how the snipers of the Great War British army trained and fought, and measures taken against their German counterparts. The author was responsible for organising a cohesive structure to the training of the snipers via the First Army School of Scouting, Observation and Sniping, established in 1916.
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