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[Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

[Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]

Title: [Waist Gunner in Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, World War II]..Creator: Richie, Robert Yarnall, 1908-1984..Date: April or May 1943..Place: Mitchel Field Air Force Base, Long Island, New York..Part Of: Robe... More

U.S.S. Newark, machine guns, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Newark, machine guns, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Pu...

Attribution based on negative D4-20638. Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020660. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Indiana, machine guns, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Indiana, machine guns, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit P...

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Detroit Publishing Co. no. 020426. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publi...

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, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Iowa, machine gun, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publi...

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

U.S.S. Vixen, Maxim machine gun and gunner Smith

U.S.S. Vixen, Maxim machine gun and gunner Smith

Date based on Detroit, Catalogue J (1901). Title on jacket continues: ... who fired 400consecutive shots at Battle of Santiago, July 3, 1898. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021051. Gift; State Historical Society of... More

[German soldiers machine gunning New York crowds]

[German soldiers machine gunning New York crowds]

Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. Gift; Mrs. Peter Grant; 1940; (DLC/PP-1940:008). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).

[A detachment of French infantry with 2 quick-firing guns (machine guns)]

[A detachment of French infantry with 2 quick-firing guns (machine gun...

Photo copyrighted by George & Kleine. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf. World War, 1914-1918. France.

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

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

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

Machine gunners. They are being drilled in the use of their machine guns. Whilst some of the men practise firing, with two men to each machine gun, the rest stand behind awaiting their turn. All of the men are ... 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

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

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, Flanders

Firing a Maxim gun at an aeroplane, Flanders

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

Machine gun nest, Flanders

Machine gun nest, Flanders

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

Boche machine gun crew captured with their gun, Flanders

Boche machine gun crew captured with their gun, Flanders

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

French and British make a line to hold up the enemy

French and British make a line to hold up the enemy

This photograph, probably taken by John Warwick Brooke, shows a line of Allied soldiers lying across a grassy field. A French machine-gun crew are kneeling in the line, manning their gun. Some of the soldiers c... More

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

Machine gunners. They are being drilled in the use of their machine guns whilst wearing gas masks. One row of men practise firing, while the rest stand behind awaiting their turn. They are practising in a sunke... More

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

Machine gun firing at a Boche plane, Flanders

Machine gun firing at a Boche plane, Flanders

Vickers machine-gun crew, Western Front, during World War I. A machine-gun crew using a Vickers machine-gun to fire at an aircraft. The Number 1 of the crew is clearly looking through the sights on the back of ... More

Australian machine gunners returning from the trenches

Australian machine gunners returning from the trenches

Australian machine gunners marching along a road. The two men in front are carrying machine guns over their shoulders. All of the men are carrying equipment and wearing steel helmets. Marching in the opposite d... 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

Motor machine gunners starting out on a stunt

Motor machine gunners starting out on a stunt

Motorbike machine gun crews, France, during World War I. Seven or eight machine-gun crews are ready to set out on a sortie. Each crew consists of two men, the driver on a motorbike and the gunner sitting in an ... More

Boche machine guns captured at Beaucourt sur Ancre, Flanders

Boche machine guns captured at Beaucourt sur Ancre, Flanders

Two soldiers are sitting on the edge of a German trench examining captured German machine guns. The entrance to the German dugout is in the background. The soldier in the background has the cap badge of the Nor... More

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

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

Spotting a German plane, Flanders

Spotting a German plane, Flanders

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

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

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

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

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

Cleaning Lewis gun - note the foghorn for gas alarm, Flanders

Cleaning Lewis gun - note the foghorn for gas alarm, Flanders

Photograph of a front-line trench. Two men can be seen sitting in the mud on the floor of the trench, cleaning the barrel of a Lewis gun. The circular magazine for the gun can be seen in the centre of the pictu... More

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

Men of the Machine Gun Corps at drill, Flanders

A gunner pointing a machine gun at a passing biplane. He is positioned just above a trench. At the bottom of the photograph, in the trench itself, there appears to be another machine gun in position. ..Whilst m... More

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes, Flanders

Machine gunners firing during which a mine explodes, Flanders

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

Unidentified French soldiers from 137th unit in uniform with Hotchkiss machine guns

Unidentified French soldiers from 137th unit in uniform with Hotchkiss...

Title devised by Library staff. Deposit; Tom Liljenquist; 2018; (D074)

Turkish soldiers under German command near the Dardanelles

Turkish soldiers under German command near the Dardanelles

Photograph shows Turkish soldiers with machine guns perched atop earthen bunkers. J205318 U.S. Copyright Office. Title from item. Imprinted on photo: C-945. Copyright July 29, 1915.

Machine guns on Mex. border

Machine guns on Mex. border

Photograph shows artillery troops at the Mexican border in 1916. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014)

50-Caliber on the <em>USS Arizona</em>

50-Caliber on the <em>USS Arizona</em>

.50 Caliber round on the <em>USS Arizona</em>, tagged with a catalog record number. A variety of 50-caliber machine guns were installed on <em>Arizona</em> to increase antiaircraft fire power.

Machine guns on Mex. border

Machine guns on Mex. border

Photograph shows artillery troops at the Mexican border in 1916. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2014) Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative. Photograph by Robert Runyon (1881-1968)... More

Naval airmen make high scores in aerial target practice

Naval airmen make high scores in aerial target practice

Photograph shows J.W. Buckley and J.A. Fenstrom, Chief Machinest Mates, U.S. Navy, as they "pepper the target with machine gun hits and lead all competitors. A high score of 214 hits in 53 seconds was scored." ... More

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y. Triplane on which machine guns are to be mounted

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation, Buffalo, ...

Photographer: Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corp. Airplanes - Types

Help them - keep your war savings pledge / Casper Emerson Jr. ; American Lithographic Co. N.Y.

Help them - keep your war savings pledge / Casper Emerson Jr. ; Americ...

Poster showing soldiers firing machine guns, with stream of War Savings Stamps forming the cartridge. Issued by U.S. Treasury Department.

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - School of Military Aeronautics, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.  Students being taught the use of machine guns

Colleges and Universities - Princeton - School of Military Aeronautics...

Photographer: Orren Jack Turner Colleges and Universities - Princeton

Team work wins! Your work here makes their work over there possible With your help they are invincible, without it they are helpless / / Roy Hull Still.

Team work wins! Your work here makes their work over there possible Wi...

Poster showing a man making a machine gun and soldiers firing a machine gun. Issued by authority Ordnance Department. U.S. Army.

Drills - Police - War Activities New York City. Captain Edward J. Bourke of the 33rd Police Precinct instructing men of Class I A in the Draft, the use of the machine guns in Central Park
Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Aerial Gunnery School at North Island, CAL. Students firing at movable targets. The art of firing machine guns and hitting planes travelling at great speeds is not easily acquired but U.S. aviators are apt in learning and they develop rapidly. Inter. Film Service

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Aerial Gunnery School at North Island, CAL...

Date Taken: 9/0/1918 Photographer: International Film Service Airplanes - Miscellaneous

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y. Triplane with machine guns mounted

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Corporation, Buffalo, ...

Photographer: Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corp. Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y. Triplane with machine guns mounted

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N....

Photographer: Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corp. Airplanes - Types

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N.Y. Triplane with machine guns mounted

Airplanes - Types - Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corporation, Buffalo, N....

Photographer: Curtiss Aeroplane & Motor Corp. Airplanes - Types

The Virginian eased the pressure of his finger.  A British officer stepped forward and spoke sharply in instruction

The Virginian eased the pressure of his finger. A British officer ste...

(DLC/PP-1934:0068). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Making Soldiers in Dixie" by William Slavens McNutt, Collier's weekly, 61:7 (April 27, 1918).

German prisoners with machine guns & wounded

German prisoners with machine guns & wounded

Photograph shows German prisoners bringing in wounded soldiers and captured machine guns during the third Battle of the Albert, near Courcelles, France, August 21, 1918 during World War I. (Source: Flickr Commo... More

Sidney [...], West Va. theater, Motion Picture Theaters

Sidney [...], West Va. theater, Motion Picture Theaters

Photograph showing a movie theater playing The Crucible of Life; men are gathered in front of the theater viewing a captured German machine gun and another piece of equipment; signs on the theater display anti-... More

Sidney [...], West Va. theater, Motion Picture Theaters

Sidney [...], West Va. theater, Motion Picture Theaters

Photograph showing a movie theater playing The Crucible of Life; men are gathered in front of the theater viewing a captured German machine gun and another piece of equipment; signs on the theater display anti-... More

Machine Gun Insignia; Machine Gun Training Center; 22500 officers and men, 600 machine guns; Camp Hancock, Augusta, Ga.; Brig. Gen. Oliver Edwards, commanding; Lt. Col. E.P. Pierson, directing

Machine Gun Insignia; Machine Gun Training Center; 22500 officers and ...

Formation photograph of eagle and machine gun insignia. In album: Living and symbolic design photographs, composed of officers and men in U.S. Army and Navy service, presented to Hon. Josephus Daniels, Secretar... More

The saints carved on the walls of a church at Moskopoulis, Albania, recently received a baptism of fire when a quarrel between two tribes broke out in the town. Machine guns were trained on the church and this shows part of the damage that resulted to the ancient frescoes. The riot was stopped by the arrival of an American Red Cross Unit, both sides declaring a truce in order that the Americans might proceed with their relief work in safety

The saints carved on the walls of a church at Moskopoulis, Albania, re...

Title, date and notes from Red Cross caption card. Photographer name or source of original from caption card or negative sleeve: A.R.C. Paris Office. Group title: Albania. On caption card: (11555) Used in: Nati... More

Palestine events. The 1929 riots, August 23 to 31. Troops and machine guns at Jaffa Gate on following Neby Mousa i.e., Nebi Musa celebration. Precaution against arrival of Hebron crowds

Palestine events. The 1929 riots, August 23 to 31. Troops and machine ...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Palestine events. The 1929 riots, August 23 to 31. British troops stationed in the Damascus Gate with full kit including machine guns

Palestine events. The 1929 riots, August 23 to 31. British troops stat...

Title from: Catalogue of photographs & lantern slides ... [1936?]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Arab demonstration at Yatta. Troops on duty with machine guns strung along the road approaching the scene of gathering

Arab demonstration at Yatta. Troops on duty with machine guns strung a...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: Dec. 18, '38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

War-like scene on roof of Tower of David, mounted machine guns - tele

War-like scene on roof of Tower of David, mounted machine guns - tele

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. From catalog: Oct. 19, '38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Arab demonstration at Yatta. British troops on the hill-side carrying machine guns & full equipment

Arab demonstration at Yatta. British troops on the hill-side carrying ...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: Dec. 18, '38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

War-like scene on roof of Tower of David, mounted machine guns - tele

War-like scene on roof of Tower of David, mounted machine guns - tele

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. From catalog: Oct. 19, '38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Arab demonstration at Yatta. Troops on duty with machine guns strung along the road approaching the scene of gathering

Arab demonstration at Yatta. Troops on duty with machine guns strung a...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Caption continues from catalog: Dec. 18, '38. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

Result of terrorist acts & government measures. Military raid for arms on Jaffa Gate section, July 13, '38, showing army cars with machine guns

Result of terrorist acts & government measures. Military raid for arms...

Title and date from: photographer's logbook: Matson Registers, v. 1, [1934-1939]. Gift; Episcopal Home; 1978.

After seven years in the Navy, J.D. Estes is considered an old sea salt by his mates at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

After seven years in the Navy, J.D. Estes is considered an old sea sal...

12002-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Hitler would like this man to go home and forget about the war. A good American non-com at the side machine gun of a huge YB-17 bomber is a man who knows his business and works hard at it

Hitler would like this man to go home and forget about the war. A good...

12002-31. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Jesse Rhodes Waller, A.O.M., third class, tries out a 30-calibre machine gun he has just installed in a Navy plane, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Jesse Rhodes Waller, A.O.M., third class, tries out a 30-calibre machi...

12002-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Browning machine gunner, Ft. Knox, Ky

Browning machine gunner, Ft. Knox, Ky

12002-34. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

Jesse Rhodes Waller, A.O.M., third class, tries out a 30-calibre machine gun he has just installed on a Navy plane, Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

Jesse Rhodes Waller, A.O.M., third class, tries out a 30-calibre machi...

12002-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

He's like to use that gun on the Axis. After seven years in the Navy, J.D. Estes is considered an old sea salt by his mates at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas

He's like to use that gun on the Axis. After seven years in the Navy, ...

12002-18. Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944. General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac Title from FSA or OWI agency caption. Add... More

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