Front pages (and usually back, middle or other pages) chosen at random (more or less) from my collection of mostly 20th Century mostly British newspapers. Weekly new posts on Sundays, a Random Cutting on Wednesdays and a Random Advert on Fridays.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013
Random Cutting - WWI Trench Mortar (1916?)
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At first glance this looks more like a medieval
siege weapon (a trebuchet to be exact)than
something from World War 1. This is probably a 240mm bore Flügelminenwerfer
introduced in 1916.