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The evolution of British Army equipment through 100 years of conflict; from 1914 to 2014. Since the First World War, the British soldiers' personal kit has continuously improved to meet the new challenges of warfare. To commemorate the centenary of WW1, see how equipment capabilities through through major conflicts compare and take a look at future military technology.

The evolution of British Army equipment through 100 years of conflict; from 1914 to 2014. Since the First World War, the British soldiers' personal kit has continuously improved to meet the new challenges of warfare. To commemorate the centenary of WW1, see how equipment capabilities through through major conflicts compare and take a look at future military technology.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.

A British Army Para from the 3rd Parachute Regiment (3 PARA).

A British Army Para from the 3rd Parachute Regiment (3 PARA).

A Boche prisoner, wounded and muddy is led along a railway track as British Army infantrymen return from another push on the battlefield

Heartbreaking photos of troops on the eve of the Somme 100 years ago

A Boche prisoner, wounded and muddy is led along a railway track as British Army infantrymen return from another push on the battlefield

British Tommy WW1 Uniform Equipment Reference Book | eBay

British tommy - ww1 uniform & equipment reference book

This is apparently the new British army gear I mean it looks great but also impractical.

This is apparently the new British army gear I mean it looks great but also impractical.

This is apparently the new British army gear I mean it looks great but also impractical...and intimidating!! Think that is the point!

Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank, United Kingdom  A British Army Challenger 2 main battle tank.

Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank, United Kingdom A British Army Challenger 2 main battle tank.

FV432 FV 43 Trojan light armoured armored personel carrier vehicle FV 432 British Army United Kingdo | Variants Variantes FV432 light armoured vehicle | United Kingdom British army military equipment

FV432 FV 43 Trojan light armoured armored personel carrier vehicle FV 432 British Army United Kingdo | Variants Variantes FV432 light armoured vehicle | United Kingdom British army military equipment