SNIPING IN FRANCE : WITH NOTES ON THE SCIENTIFIC TRAINING OF SCOUTS, OBSERVERS, AND SNIPERS.

Hesketh-Pritchard, Major H.


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BCA ed., 1994. Ii + 212 pp., frontis., photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 24 x 16cm. Upper and lower edges of inside flaps (only) of d.j., narrowly trimmed (not affecting any text) ; 2 traces of tape marks to pasted e.p.’s o/w Nr.FINE. Available for the first time in years, this is a new edition of the classic account by the adventurer and big game hunter who ran the British Army sniping programme in the First World War. When the war started in 1914, Germany’s edge in the sniping duel on the Western Front cost thousands of British casualties. This book explains the methods the author used to reverse the situation and help win the sniping war.


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