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Acquisitions

A summary of the foundation's additions in 2016. New acquired books, DVDs or other media are as a rule not listed in this section unless they are part of a donation to the foundation (see the reference section for a full list of our library).

DATE DESCRIPTION
2016-12-19

Swiss Schmidt-Rubin sawback Model 1914 bayonet with brown leather scabbard & frog.

2016-12-03

Wooden ammunition box for a German MG08 and MG08/15.

2016-11-06

Russian Maxim M1910 machinegun canvas belt (unused) marked 9 39 *;

 

German 17cm Mittlere Brandwurfmine M.17 with transport plug;

 

French Schneider 220mm Mle.1914 howitzer shell (unfired drivingband).

2016-07-30

Book 'Medals : The Researcher's Guide', by William Spencer (Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, Richmond 2008);

 

Book 'Beneath Hill 60', by Will Davies (Bantam Books, London 2010);

 

Book 'British Army Cap Badges of the First World War', by Peter Doyle and Chris Foster (Shire Publications, Oxford 2010);

 

Book 'German Military Handguns 1879 - 1918', by John Walter (Fortress Publication, London 1980);

 

Book 'The Vickers-Maxim Machine Gun', by Martin Pegler (Osprey Publishing, Oxford 2013);

 

Book 'R. L. Handbook of Ammunition', War Office Facsimiles May 1918 (reprint 2015);

 

Book 'Silent Warriors Vol 3: Submarine Wrecks of the United Kingdom', by Pamela Armstrong and Ron Young (The History Press, Stroud 2010);

 

Book 'The First World War, The War to end All Wars', by Peter Simkins, Geoffrey Jukes and Michael Hickey (Osprey Publication, Oxford 2013);

 

DVD 'WW1 Somme Secret Tunnel Wars' (DemandDVD 2012);

 

DVD 'World War 1 in colour' - 2 volumes (Fremantle 2003);

 

DVD 'Gallipoli - The Frontline Experience' (Alba Home Vision 2012);

 

DVD 'Trenches - The story of WW1' - 3 volumes (Odeon Entertainment 2006);

 

DVD 'WW1 Commemorative Film Collection' - 10 volumes (Koch Media 2014);

 

DVD 'WW1 - The Bloody War' - 6 volumes (History Channel 2009);

 

DVD 'WW1 - The Great War' - 4 volumes (DemandDVD 2013);.

 

DVD 'The Boer War & other colonial adventures' (Cromwell Productions 2004).

2016-07-10

Belgian 6,5 cm lead-coated shell dated approx.1870 with fuze marked C62;

 

US 1 PDR Navy marked 5/91 (May 1891) cartridge case (37x120R) by Winchester & projectile;

 

US 1 PDR Navy marked 2/1918 cartridge case (37x136R) by WMFG. CO. & projectile.

2016-04-27

Two Swiss MG11 'festung zielfernrohre' (scopes) marked KERN 1940 & 1943 in steel transport box.

2016-03-26

Book 'Zwischen Maas und Mosel - Armee-Abteilung von Strantz', Druck: Deutsche Photogravur Akt-Ges Siegburg ca (1916).

2016-02-05

Vickers transport chest.

2016-01-13

British 9.2-inch high explosive howitzer shell (unfired drivingband) with No.101 fuze;

 

French 270mm Mle. 1893 -1901 artillery shell;

 

TRENCH ART - German 7,7cm shell with painted ruins possibly depicting the destroyed centre of Ypres.


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