Classic account by the adventurer and big game hunter who developed and ran the British Army sniping programme in the First World War. When the war started in 1914, Germany’s edge in the sniping duel on the Western Front cost thousands of British casualties. Sniping in France explains the methods Hesketh-Prichard used to reverse the situation and help win the sniping war. A glossary has been added to this edition.
SNIPING IN FRANCE How the British Army Won the Sniping War in the Trenches
An excellent description of how the practice of sniping was developed from scratch during the First World War. It also describes the impact on the morale of sniping on units stationed opposite an effective sniper.