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The Interport Field Gun Competition - Royal Navy
The Royal Navy's field gun competition is a contest between teams from various Royal Navy commands, in which teams of sailors compete to transport a field gun and its equipment over and through a series of obstacles in the shortest time. The "Inter-Port" or "Command" Competition was contested by teams from the Royal Navy annually, and was a popular item at the Royal Tournament until finishing in 1999. Date: circa 1930s
© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection
British troops WWII
Pictures of the 4th Border Regiment who held a large sector of the Somme during a vital stage in the German advance. They were an ordinary Infantry Battalion, cut off from the main body of the British Expeditionary Force. They commandeered vehicles and turned themselves into a motorised unit and went for the enemy for five days continuously with great success. Photo shows when moving around the countryside they were surrounded by the enemy and they all took up a defensive position by the roadside.
© Mary Evans/Robert Hunt Collection