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Archive Photo of the Month: July 1998

By Robert Bruce

From the Robert Bruce Collection

Firing Practice: British Army Officers instructing members of the U.S. Army’s 306th Machine Gun Battalion, 77th division, in use of the Vickers Machine Gun. Due to severe shortages of US machineguns and US caliber .30-06 ammunition, the American Expeditionary Force was almost exclusively armed with British and French weapons. Credit:US Army Signal Corps (USA) and Robert Bruce. Copyright 1997 (ROBERT BRUCE PHOTOGRAPHY).

Editor’s Note: Robert regrets that he cannot handle individual requests for photographs. However, publishers, documentary film makers, etc. are encouraged to contact him for information on use of archive images in his extensive collection. Send a stamped self-addressed envelope and details on intended use to ROBERT BRUCE PHOTOGRAPHY, PO Box 482 SAR, Sandston, VA 23150 USA

This article first appeared in Small Arms Review V1N10 (July 1998)
and was posted online on April 28, 2017

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