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U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 529th Military

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 529th Military

U.S. Army Soldiers, assigned to the 529th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, conduct live-fire training with M249, M240B, M2 Browning .50 Caliber machine guns and MK19 grenade launcher on... more

Machine Gun, from the Arms of All Nations series (N3) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands

Machine Gun, from the Arms of All Nations series (N3) for Allen & Gint...

Trade cards from the "Arms of All Nations" series (N3), issued in 1887 in a series of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter Brand Cigarettes. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). "7" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020443. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020444. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The last stand - science versus superstition / Keppler.

The last stand - science versus superstition / Keppler.

Print shows five men labeled "Newton, Abbott, Briggs, Savage, [and] Adler" and one man holding a flag that states "Think or be Damned", with a machine gun labeled "History, Archaeology, Evolution, Enlightenment... more

MACHINE GUN SQUAD AT MAMMOTH

MACHINE GUN SQUAD AT MAMMOTH

MACHINE GUN SQUAD AT MAMMOTH; Photographer unknown; C 1910; Catalog #14513; YELL 36930 MILITARY PERSONNEL HORSES

Desperate - in the Mexican War

Desperate - in the Mexican War

Man with machine gun. J167708 U.S. Copyright Office No. 8. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

Persiska gendarmer skjuter med en kulspruta vid en uppvisning utanför Bagh-e-Shah, Teheran.

Persiska gendarmer skjuter med en kulspruta vid en uppvisning utanför ...

Harald Lundberg (1879-1919) traveled to Persia (now Iran) in 1912. The purpose was to recruit as instructor in the gendarmerie year that the Shah's government planned to build up to deal with the straw robbers ... more

Persiska gendarmer skjuter med en kulspruta vid en uppvisning utanför Bagh-e-Shah, Teheran.

Persiska gendarmer skjuter med en kulspruta vid en uppvisning utanför ...

Harald Lundberg (1879-1919) traveled to Persia (now Iran) in 1912. The purpose was to recruit as instructor in the gendarmerie year that the Shah's government planned to build up to deal with the straw robbers ... more

Holding the front line on the edge of a mine crater

Holding the front line on the edge of a mine crater

Soldiers are standing in a crater made by a mine. The man in the foreground is about to fire a Lewis machine gun. The Lewis gun, weighing 29 pounds (13.1 kilos), was a relatively light machine gun, useful when ... more

Lewis gun's crew ready in the front line during an actual gas attack

Lewis gun's crew ready in the front line during an actual gas attack

This photograph was taken at ground level from a bend in a trench. The trench itself is shallow and quite wide. It is also free from wet mud at the moment. The top of a line of trees further down the hill can b... more

Lewis gun's crew ready in the front line during an actual gas attack

Lewis gun's crew ready in the front line during an actual gas attack

Three uniformed men standing behind a Lewis gun, France. This image shows three uniformed men standing in a trench. According to the original caption, this photograph was taken during an actual gas attack. All ... more

Firing a Maxim gun at an aeroplane

Firing a Maxim gun at an aeroplane

Soldiers firing a Maxim gun. Three members of a gun crew, kneeling on the ground, are grouped around a machine gun - they are partly protected by a rise of mud. There are three other soldiers standing in the ba... more

Inhabitants of a newly captured village are greatly interested in a British machine gunne

Inhabitants of a newly captured village are greatly interested in a Br...

Village inhabitants, Western Front, during World War I. An Allied machine-gunner standing in a village talking to an old man and surrounded by other village inhabitants. Not surprisingly the crowd is composed o... more

Machine-gun position which is holding the Germans

Machine-gun position which is holding the Germans

British machine-gun position, France, during World War I. There were at least 16 permanent appointments of official war photographers made after 1916. These positions were created in 1916 to gather propaganda i... more

Canadian officers examining German machine guns

Canadian officers examining German machine guns

Canadian officers with captured German weapons, during World War I. Canadian officers are pictured with a vast array of captured German weapons, laid out in rank and file order rather like an army battalion. Su... more

German machine gun

German machine gun

British Photographs of World War I

Boche machine gun crew captured with their gun

Boche machine gun crew captured with their gun

German machine gun crew under guard, Western Front, during World War I. A captured German machine gun crew can be seen in this photograph. They are carrying their machine gun and are escorted by British soldier... more

Machine gun nest

Machine gun nest

Machine gunners. They have positioned themselves on a summit overlooking a large area of farmland. The height of the summit enables them to see for a great distance, and the cover of trees and bushes ensures th... more

Pony carrying French Mitrailleuse

Pony carrying French Mitrailleuse

Photograph shows a French soldier with a pack horse which is carrying a mitrailleuse, a disassembled machine gun, at the beginning of World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011)

Back for a rest after the heavy fighting at Monchy

Back for a rest after the heavy fighting at Monchy

With their machine-guns and rifles at ease, this image shows a group of British soldiers going back to their billets for a rest after the fighting at Monchy. Although the thick barrel of the machine gun in this... more

Motor machine gunner in France fixing a belt of ammunition to his gun

Motor machine gunner in France fixing a belt of ammunition to his gun

Machine-gun crew on motorbike, France, during World War I. This photograph shows a machine-gun team. The gun, which appears to be a Vickers, is mounted on the front of a motor-cycle side car. The Vickers was a ... more

Men of Machine Gun Corps at drill. Rombly. 5-13-1918
Canadian officers examining German machine guns

Canadian officers examining German machine guns

Context: RLS Haig "Official Photographs" > Canadians..Page:X.25019..Title:Canadian officers examining German machine guns..Permanent URL:digital.nls.uk/74549228 ( http://digital.nls.uk/74549228 ) ..Description... more

Boche Machine Gun crew captured, bringing in their own gun

Boche Machine Gun crew captured, bringing in their own gun

Captured machine gun, Western Front, during World War I. Two members of a captured German machine-gun crew lifting their machine gun out of a trench or dugout gun emplacement. They are escorted by a number of B... more

Spotting a German plane

Spotting a German plane

Machine-gun post, France, during World War I. Two machine gunners are preparing to target an enemy aeroplane. The main gunner is sighting and aligning the Vickers machine gun, while his partner is using a teles... more

Machine gun post in a barn

Machine gun post in a barn

The machine gun seen here has been set up at the opening to a barn. Two men sit directly behind it and one man kneels in the background. A fourth man can also be seen off to the right. The machine guns used dur... more

British machine gunner explains the working of his gun to American troops

British machine gunner explains the working of his gun to American tro...

This image shows a British artilleryman demonstrating to a group of American soldiers. The gun, which is mounted rather precariously on a post, appears to be a Hotchkiss machine gun. This was a light, French-ma... more

Machine gun instruction

Machine gun instruction

These American servicemen appear very relaxed about their machine-gun training. A pair of men are working on each gun, one preparing to fire, the other to feed in ammunition. The guns appear to be the Vickers m... more

Highland machine-gunner ready with his gun for any emergency

Highland machine-gunner ready with his gun for any emergency

There is a thin line of trees in the background which open out onto countryside. At the front of the picture a trench has been dug into a field of long grass. This trench is not particularly deep and is quite s... more

Working German gun against Russians

Working German gun against Russians

Photograph shows German soldiers with machine gun during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

Front trench, showing the Lewis gun ready to deal with Boche

Front trench, showing the Lewis gun ready to deal with Boche

In this photograph, a machine-gun crew are standing in a front-line trench with a Lewis gun. The outer edge of the trench, to the left, is sandbagged to head height. The Lewis gun is lying across the back of th... more

Group in the trenches

Group in the trenches

Soldiers in a trench, France, during World War I. A group of soldiers pose for the camera in a trench. All of them are wearing steel helmets and many of them are holding some form of weaponry. One man, third ro... more

Des Meeres und der Liebe wellen / B.W.

Des Meeres und der Liebe wellen / B.W.

Print shows two young women on a breezu pier waving to a departing U-boat. Text: "Mein armes Herz! Ich glaube, Amor ist jetzt auch mit einem Maschinengewehr ausgerüst!" (My poor heart! I think that armor [amour... more

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes

This photograph was taken at night and shows two teams of machine gunners, strategically positioned behind some vegetation. The ground behind them looks sandy, suggesting they might be near the coast. Directly ... more

Germans watching for aeroplanes

Germans watching for aeroplanes

Photograph shows German soldiers with a anti-aircraft machine gun, looking for airplanes. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

Machine gun in front line trench

Machine gun in front line trench

Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about the George Grantha... more

War exhibit -- machine gun

War exhibit -- machine gun

Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Date from similar Bain negative: LC-B2-2512-13. Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress). General information about... more

War exhibit -- N.Y., 6/14/15

War exhibit -- N.Y., 6/14/15

Photograph shows a soldier with a machine gun at an exhibit by the National Security League which was part of the "Peace and Preparation Conference" held at the Hotel Astor in New York City in June 1915. (Sourc... more

Mexican Revolution - 1916. Machine gun platoon of the 16th Infantry - gun inspection and firing near Casa Grande, Mex.

Mexican Revolution - 1916. Machine gun platoon of the 16th Infantry - ...

213036 U.S. Copyright Office. Photographed by Underwood and Underwood. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Machine guns; Mex. C-G- region; Army, US Infantry 1916;... more

Podpishites' na 5 1/2% voennyǐ zaëm. Prodolzhite put' k pobiedie / F. Gerling.

Podpishites' na 5 1/2% voennyǐ zaëm. Prodolzhite put' k pobiedie / F. ...

Poster showing fighter plane in flight, with man standing to fire mounted machine gun.

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun Center, developed by Capitaine Dordu, Belgian Army. Capitaine Dordu and a camouflaged listener taken from the side from which the man is not intended to be protected

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun Center, deve...

Photographer: Major Francis T. Colby, U.S.A. Camouflage - Scouts

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - Chicago boys back on Sierra. Boys of 331st , 332nd, 333rd Black Hawk Machine Gun. Bn. Returned on Sierra

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - Chicago boys back on Sierra. Boys of ...

Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Demobilization - Miscellaneous

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun Center developed by Capitaine Dordu, Belgian Army. One of the scouts ordered to raise his head to be photographed. Notice the face covered with painted gauze

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun Center devel...

Photographer: Major Francis T. Colby, U.S.A. Camouflage - Scouts

Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading - Ready to load machine gun, American Lake, Washington

Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading - Ready to load machine gun, Amer...

Photographer: C.P.I. Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun, developed by Capitaine Dordu, Belgian Army. A concealed listener, or Scout

Camouflage - Scouts - The Belgian Sniping and Machine Gun, developed b...

Photographer: Major Francis T. Colby, U.S.A. Camouflage - Scouts

Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading - Machine gun practice, Camp Kearney, California

Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading - Machine gun practice, Camp Kear...

Photographer: C.P.I. Drills - Artillery - Field - Loading

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - Her first hello to her brother back with Jersey City boys. It's a long reach but this lad of the 111th Machine Gun Battalion just had time to shake his sister's hand before the order to fall in was given

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - Her first hello to her brother back w...

Date Taken: 5/30/1919 Photographer: Western Newspaper Union Demobilization - Miscellaneous

Ceremonies and Parades - Company E, 5th Wisconsin National Guard, leaving August 3, 1917.  Now Co. B, 150th Machine Gun Battalion 42d Division.  Fond du Lac, Wis

Ceremonies and Parades - Company E, 5th Wisconsin National Guard, leav...

Photographer: Albert E. Isaac Ceremonies and Parades

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - New York's "Finest" march in annual Police Parade.  The motorcycle squad and the machine gun in New York City's annual Police Parade, May 11, 1918

Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York - New York's "Finest" marc...

Photographer: Underwood & Underwood Ceremonies - Salutes and Parades - New York

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) - Harvard Regiment trenches, Fresh Pond, Massachusetts. Machine gun dug out

Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Reserve Officers' Tra...

Photographer: Frank E. Colby Colleges and Universities - Harvard University - Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)

American Library Association - Miscellaneous - Members of the Junior Book Committee of the American Library Association, War Service, watching an exhibition drill on a new machine gun

American Library Association - Miscellaneous - Members of the Junior B...

Date Taken: 3/23/1918 Photographer: Underwood & Underwood American Library Association - Miscellaneous

American Red Cross - Refugees - Leon Depoutet, adopted by Company C, 101st Machine Gun Battalion, U.S.A. Lorraine, France

American Red Cross - Refugees - Leon Depoutet, adopted by Company C, 1...

Date Taken: 9/1/1918 Photographer: American Red Cross, France American Red Cross - Refugees