Major E. Penberthy, former Commandant of the British Third Army Sniping School, penned this account of the training and organization of the British snipers and how they functioned within the British Army at the time of the Great War.
"In the early days of the war, when reports of German 'sniping' began to be published, it was commonly considered a 'dirty' method of fighting and as not 'playing the game'."
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Click here to read an article from 1916 comparing German sniper scopes to those of the British.