The Eastern Trenches

Eric Bowen

The year is 1916. You are an English soldier in The Great War. You are stationed on the frontlines against the Germans. In between you and the enemy is only 300 ft. of No Man's Land. Your instructions are to shoot anything in No Man's Land that doesn't have a British uniform.
You are given the option to either go on Patrol or to man a Vickers Machine Gun. What do you do?
Man the machine gun.
Go on Patrol.