British Soldier (World War One 1914-1918)


The British ‘Tommy’ fought on the western front against the German army. His early uniform included a mere cap for protection but later on he was equipped with a steel helmet. The British soldier was equipped with the standard Lee Enfield rifle, which was bolt action operated.

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