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Alfie Knight's Letter to Lord Kitchener
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WW1 Wooden Training Rifle

This wooden cut-out in the shape of a rifle was used by the British Army for training purposes during the First World War. The enlistment of huge numbers of volunteers after the outbreak of war caused serious shortages of all types of uniform weapons and equipment


Image: © IWM (FIR 11580)