Erin go Bragh!
By Robert G. Segel

Éirinn go Brách

Irish Potato Digger!

No St. Patrick’s Day celebration would be complete without a mention of Irish and Potato Diggers, so SAW Senior Editor, the “Emmageeman” himself, has brought us the brilliant picture of the Irish with a “Digger” in the First War.

A bit o’ the Irish using the Vickers in the First War www.vickersmachinegun.org.uk/units-rif.htm

A nice photo and some history on the Thompson in Ireland http://mysite.verizon.net/colt1927/thompson/ireland.html

This article first appeared in Small Arms Review SAW (May 2013)
and was posted online on March 17, 2013


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