A Rifleman Went to War

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Tales End Press, 1935 - Shooting, Military - 398 pages
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"Being a narrative of the author's experiences and observations while with the Canadian Corps in France and Belgium, September 1915-April 1917. With particular emphasis upon the use of the military rifle in sniping, its place in modern armament, and the work of the individual soldier".
 

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McBride details his journey from rural America to the putrid trenches of Europe during WWI. He is one of the first to illustrate the need for scout snipers on the modern battlefield. From crossing the ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 How Come?
Chapter 2 Canada
Chapter 3 England
Chapter 4 Flanders
Chapter 5 The Trenches
Chapter 6 Record Scores
Chapter 7 Scouting and Patrolling
Chapter 8 Trench Raiding
Chapter 12 Duds Misfires and Stuck Bolts
Chapter 13 The Somme
Chapter 14 My Final Score
Chapter 15 The British Army
Chapter 16 Notes on Sniping
Chapter 17 The Rifleman in Battle
Chapter 18 The Emma Gees Machine Guns
Chapter 19 The Soldier in Battle

Chapter 9 Sighting Shots
Chapter 10 The Pistol in War
Chapter 11 The Battle of St Eloi
Retrospect
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