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Monday, 18 May 2015

ANZAC assembly

At assembly Pt england went outside. and stood strong and mr jacobson played the trumpet song from WW1 and we will remember. A 1374-
\ 'Advance Party NZEF captures German Samoa, the second German territory, after Togoland in Africa, to fall to Allied forces during the war. The first NZ soldier die was. Private William Ham, severely wounded during the fighting, becomes the NZEF first combat fatality two days later. Some of the guns are m14, lewis long barrel, Vickers Machine gun, magnum 45, and they had a bayonet, thompson submachine gun The Lewis Gun is a light machine gun of American design that was first used in combat in World War I, and continued in service with a number of armed forces all the way through to the 1950s. It is distinctive because of a wide tubular cooling shroud around the barrel and top mounted drum magazine. The gun was designed with an aluminium barrel-casing to use the muzzle blast to draw air into the gun and cool down the internal mechanism. The Lewis Gun utilised two different drum magazines, one holding 47 and the other 97 rounds.

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