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Checking Gallery

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Choose from 153 pictures in our Checking collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

East African Reconnaissance Regiment in Burma Featured Print

East African Reconnaissance Regiment in Burma

Photograph of a soldier from the East African Reconnaissance Regiment, checking a machine-gun, Burma, 1945. The East African Reconnaissance Regiment, part of 11th East African Division, was equipped with armoured cars and light tanks. In this image a soldier checks a Browning machine-gun. His division incorporated battalions of the King?s African Rifles and other forces from Kenya, Uganda, Nyasaland (now Malawi), Somaliland (Somalia) and Tanganyika (Tanzania). The Africans proved extremely hardy and tenacious in several battles, both as combatant soldiers, medical staff, and carriers. One of 12 photographs captioned: East African Reconnaissance Regiment in Burma. From photograph album of 147 photographs, 1944-1945. Associated with Brig M W Briggs and the 11th East African Division and the King's African Rifles, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945). Date: 1945

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Illustrated London News cover - the Diamond Diggers Featured Print

Illustrated London News cover - the Diamond Diggers

Front cover of The Illustrated London News showing two diamond diggers in South Africa, in the valley of the Vaal river, Orange Free State. Accompanied and aided by two native servants, the men sort pebbles that have previously been separated from rubble, examining them thoroughly to find any diamonds that may lie in the heap. The ILN writes, The result is often disappointing, but sometimes the diggers are richly rewarded for their toilsome drudgery by the discovery of a glittering prize. Date: 1872

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Cartoon, Let them pass, WW1 Featured Print

Cartoon, Let them pass, WW1

Cartoon, Let them pass. Two French gendarmes in army uniform decide that these two ladies can be allowed through -- they can't possibly be German, as they are pretty and have delicate little feet. Date: 1916

© Mary Evans Picture Library

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