Firearms; Military uniforms; Rifles; Military personnel; Soldiers; Men; Women
Two soldiers carrying M-60 machine guns and ammunition belts. A small Vietnamese woman in profile stands between the two soldiers. She is dressed in pale blue and wears earrings, bracelets, and sandals.
Barbed wire; Prisoners; Military personnel; War; Fighting; Firearms
This page in Mitchener's diary shows the prisoners and guards seeking cover in a trench; several German guards are pictured shooting guns. Mitchener writes, "Near Priebus, second nite out ---C'est le guerre [It's war] - Down the road, rattled a...
War; Machine guns; Fishing nets; Camouflage (Military science); World War, 1914-1918
This machine gun emplacement on the East Poperinghe line is covered in cloth and fish net. They serve as camouflage for the machine gun in order for it to blend into the surrounding area. Caption reads: "Machine Emplacement on East Prop. Line The...
Sculpture; Public sculpture; Monuments & memorials; Capitols; Soldiers; Firearms; Uniforms
The Alvin C. York Memorial on the southeast corner of the State Capitol grounds, Nashville, Tennessee. York, wearing a World War I uniform, is aiming a rifle; the Tennessee State Capitol is visible in the background.
Ten men face the camera in a clearing, all but the youngest wearing hats, one quite large. The largest two men stand in front of the others. Only two guns can be seen. The largest man wears bib overalls with extra material added at the cuffs.
Spencer carbine repeating firearm. It holds seven .52 caliber cartridges in a tubular magazine that is housed in the buttstock. It was a popular firearm for cavalrymen because they could fire several times without having to reload after each...
SP4 Christopher Ammons and SGT Eldridge at Lai Khe in May 1968. Ammons (on right) is holding a captured AK-47. These guns were originally Russian made with a high front sight and distinctive banana magazine that holds 40 rounds.
World War, 1914-1918; War; Soldiers; Artillery (Weaponry); Campaigns & battles
Sixty-pound guns in action at Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, October 17, 1918. This British long-range gun will send its projectiles 15,000 yards. Vaux-Andigny, Aisne, France. October 17, 1918. See "Catalogue of Official A. E. F. Photographs Taken by the...
Machine guns; Firearms; Ammunition; Shooting; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament
Nine soldiers appear in this image of the M-60 machine gun being test-fired at a firing range. The soldiers work in pairs; one man lies on the ground firing, while his partner is positioned to the left of the gun, feeding ammunition.
Men of Rutledge's Battery posed in front of a tent. They are identified as Frank Johnson, George W. Trabue, Jack R. Long, Jason C. Wheeler, E. F. Falconet, A. M. Rutledge, Joe E. Harris, George E. Purvis, J. P. Humphrey, J. Griffith, and M. S....
Soldiers; Military personnel; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Arms & armament; Firearms; Rifles; Horses; Carts & wagons; Campaigns & battles; War; World War, 1914-1918; Mules
Members of the 105th Regiment Engineers seek shelter from enemy shell fire under the protection of a high bank. This party came under range of German guns while proceeding into St. Martin-Reviere & were forced to seek protection.
Machine gun pill box constructed in the ruins of a shelled house. Caption reads: '"Old Hickory Machine Gun Pill Box' Constructed by 105th Engineers. Not completed on account of Bosche retreating in 'Voormozele [sic-Voormezeele] Stunt."'
Letter from Thomas Crutchfield Jr. to James R. Hood. Crutchfield makes an effort to prove his loyalty to the Union by recounting his opposition to secession, his informing the Federals of troop movements, his supplying of the Union army with...