Western Front, the Battle of the Aisne, to April, Two German soldiers in an advanced post with hand grenades ready for throwing. Note the mittens hanging from the belt of the man on the left used to untangle barbed wire obstacles.
qsy-complains-a-lot: “ French Trench Cleaners Picture of three French soldiers equipped for trench warfare, using metal skullcaps, body armor, a 1886 Lebel rifle, a MAS 1873 revolver and what appears to be a vast collection of captured German.
Trench Mortars and Bomb Throwers Pictured - French troops with bomb-throwing ballista and basket of ammo. We have already seen, when given copious amounts of spare time and gunpowder, the makeshift bombs and grenades fashioned by soldiers in