The Armourer - March 2023
On the over we look at The Kaiser’s Battle. The tumultuous final of the Great War started with Russia quitting and Germany pouring fresh troops into the Western Front, hoping for a decisive victory.
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Cover – The Kaiser’s Battle. With Russia out of the war, Germany had one final chance to land a knockout blow before the Americans deployed in WWI.
WWI webbing: Austria-Hungary – Latest in the series covers accoutrements from the twin armies.
Cities at War 4: Amsterdam - How the initially benign occupation turned deadly for the Dutch city.
The Cawnpore Massacre of 1857 – When the Indian Mutiny degenerated into the slaughter of women and children.
Men Behind the Gun: More Colt revolvers – Developments for the icon weapons.
The Deccan medal – One of the first campaign medals was awarded by the East India Company.
Books and magazines of WWII – The soldiers had to do something when not fighting, and that was reading these special editions.
The bayonet to stop the Nazi tide – After Dunkirk the British Army was in a desperate state. A new bayonet was required.
Blood Order medal – To reward those who stood with Hitler in the Beer Hall Putsch or served the NSDAP before it came to power.
Collecting the Kaiser’s Battle – The uniforms, ephemera and medals from the conflict.
British battleships of WWII – A preview of the forthcoming bookazine, Battleships of WWII.
Photo Inspector – The uniforms of Welsh Border Mounted Brigade Transport and Supply Column, Army Service Corps (Territorial Force).