French First World War Flamethrower

French First World War Flamethrower

Here we see a portable French flamethrower captured by the Germans on the Argonne front.

Many thanks to Osprey for allowing us to use this picture, which comes from:

Trench, Stephen Bull. Looks at the evolution of the defensive lines on the Western Front of the First World War, from the thin lines of 1914 to the elaborate defensive networks of the late war period and the weapons used to try and break the deadlock. Supported by some fascinating wartime illustrations from military manuals, along with contemporary trench maps. [read full review]
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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (19 May 2014), French First World War Flamethrower , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_french_flamethrower_WWI.html

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