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1914 print maxim gun carrying motor cycle corps ww1

1914-PRINT-MAXIM-GUN-CARRYING-MOTOR-CYCLE-CORPS-WW1

1915, British soldiers on motorcycles in the Dardanelles, part of the Ottoman Empire, prior to the Battle of Gallipoli. (Bibliotheque nationale de France)

World War I in Photos: Introduction

British soldiers on motorcycles in the Dardanelles, part of the Ottoman Empire, prior to the Battle of Gallipoli. (Bibliotheque nationale de France) I in Photos: Introduction - The Atlantic

A motorcycle despatch rider and a colleague consult a map while wearing their gas masks, 1917.

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WW1 Mark IV tank + WW1 Motorcycle and Machine Gun , from the War Horse film

Mark IV réservoir moto et Machine Gun, du film War Horse. Mark IV tank motorcycle and Machine Gun, the film War Horse

Old Antique Print Horses Mules Ww1 War Convoy Motor-Cycle Gun 1916  | eBay

Old Antique Print Horses Mules Ww1 War Convoy Motor-Cycle Gun 1916 81DDD0

Old Antique Print Horses Mules War Convoy Motor-Cycle Gun 1916

Unlike the WLA's which would be used exclusively as dispatch motorcycles in WWII, the motorcycles of WWI saw action on the front lines. Motorcycles were outfitted with various sidecar mounted machine guns and placed together in motorized units called "Motor Mobile Infantry". They were also converted into ambulances, able to carry one or two wounded soldiers on stretchers adapted to sidecar frames.

Historical World War I PHOTO: Harley Davidson Motorcycle with Mounted Machine-Gun

A French Motor Cyclist Scouts Mascot Called Prusco The Graphic 21st Aug 1914

A French Motor Cyclist Scouts Mascot Called Prusco The Graphic Aug 1914

Antique Print 1915 Ww1 Colonial Engineers Orange River Motor-Cycle 158E263 | eBay

Antique Print 1915 Ww1 Colonial Engineers Orange River Motor-Cycle 158E263 | eBay

motorcycles of the First World War

German newsmen are posing on motorbikes intended for delivery of correspondence. Photo taken in Palestine in It seems that the glasses were the only piece of equipment.

1917 ANTIQUE PRINT - WW1- BATTLE OF FLANDERS-AWAITING ORDERS, MOTOR CYCLES | eBay

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1917 ANTIQUE PRINT - WW1- BATTLE OF FLANDERS-AWAITING ORDERS, MOTOR CYCLES | eBay

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