by Adrian Stevenson
These torches feature in several collectors books with kit displayed like shown. I feel they have been given a greater prominance than is perhaps justified as a result.
Added a new thread on Lamp Electric No.1 in the Western Allies forum.
Lamp, Electric, No.1
I agree. I could see the dynamo type being used to walk around blacked out, war torn London on leave but not in battle. I don't recall any provision for a coloured lens shade to reduce detection plus they're not quiet when stroking the lever.