Archive photograph of first world war soldiers trialling a machine gun 1918.

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Hyde Park, London. Soldiers from the 1st Life Guards testing a lightweight machine gun for cavalry use. Photographed by Adolphe Augustus Boucher in 1918. Historic England Archive BL24191/008

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