A Lewis Gun, 18 March 1918.

A Lewis Gun mounted on a horizontal wheel for anti-aircraft purposes, 18 March 1918. A gunner of the Royal Garrison Artillery opens fire with his Lewis Gun at Monchy-le-Preux. The Lewis Gun, with its distinctive barrel cooling shroud and top-mounted drum magazine, was the British Army’s most widely used machine gun during the war. Lantern slide from a box of 80 lantern slides associated with the Western Front, 1917. One of 29 boxes of lantern slides. Associated World War One, Western Front (1914-1918).