Smiling Artillerymen

They might be riding to a picnic, instead of to war. German field artillery on the move

The smiling soldiers still wear the early type of helmets, although not the usual ones. These are tipped with a brass ball instead of a spike such as the infantry have, in order that the eyes may not be injured when the men bend over the guns to aim them.

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