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Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: The Remnants of an Army

The Remnants of an Army. Photomechanical print after Elizabeth Thompson (later Lady Butler). Associated with the Retreat from Kabul, 1st Afghan War (1838-1842). Date: 1856

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Falklands War - 1982

Falklands War - 1982
Directorate of Overseas Surveys map of the Falklands Islands, 1983 (c). One of four maps of the Falkland Islands, 1982 (c)-1984 (c)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Horse Guards Blue

Horse Guards Blue. Coloured aquatint by and after William Heath, published by J Watson, Vere Street, Bond Street, London, 15 Sep 1820

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Gold enamelled brooch, presented to Florence Nightingale

Gold enamelled brooch, presented to Florence Nightingale by Queen Victoria, 1855. Gold, with diamonds and enamel, said to have been designed by Prince Albert The Prince Consort (1819-1861)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Battle of the Pyrenees, 1813

Battle of the Pyrenees, 1813. Watercolour by Richard Simkin. The 95th Rifles (now Rifle Brigade) Pyrenees, 1813. Associated with the Peninsular War (1808-1814). Date: 1813

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898

Battle of Omdurman, Friday, September 2, 1898. Chromolithograph, after A Sutherland, published by G W Bacon and Company Limited, 127 Strand, London, 1900 (c)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Map - Spain and Portugal, 1807-1814

Map - Spain and Portugal, 1807-1814
Spain and Portugal, 1807-1814. From a collection of maps relevant to campaigns between 1794-1815. From the collection of the former Buffs Regimental Museum

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem

Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem
Photograph: Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem. Taken by Sgt D M Smith, Army Film and Photographic Unit, Arnhem, 17 Sep 1944

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Death of Sir John Moore

Death of Sir John Moore, 17 Jan 1809. Aquatint by T Sutherland, after W Heath, published by J Jenkins, 2 Jan 1815. At the Battle of Corunna, Peninsular War (1808-1814)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: WW1 Machine gunners

WW1 Machine gunners
Official photograph, Machine gunners. From an album of 24 photographs, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), August to December 1918. Date: 1918

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Street fighting in Stalingrad

Street fighting in Stalingrad
Photograph: Street fighting in Stalingrad. A picture from Axis sources shows German soldiers, glad of the shelter of a crater in a Stalingrad street

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders

Capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders
Photograph, 11 Feb 1945: capture of Kleve, men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders supported by tanks of Guards Brigade. Associated with World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Result of running into a Teller Mine

Result of running into a Teller Mine
Photograph: Result of running into a Teller Mine. Shows the back part of a tank with a broken track in a desert landscape

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: WW2 - British infantryman in desert fatigues

WW2 - British infantryman in desert fatigues
Photograph of a British infantryman in desert fatigues advancing with fixed-bayonet and a shell bursting in background, El Alamein, 1942

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Crocodiles of a Squadron, 141st Regt, R. A. C. (The Buffs)

Crocodiles of a Squadron, 141st Regt, R. A. C. (The Buffs)
Photograph: Crocodiles of a Squadron, 141st Regt, R. A. C. (The Buffs) Supporting the 1st Rifle Brigade in the Attack on St Joost, 21st January 1945

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Witley Station. The move to Westbury

Witley Station. The move to Westbury
Photograph: Witley Station. The move to Westbury. Photograph showing a number of tanks, having been loaded onto a train. From a photograph album containing 620 photographs compiled by Maj Wilfred

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: ECCOSAIS 92nd Regiment d?Infanterie

ECCOSAIS 92nd Regiment d?Infanterie. Colour etching by an unknown artist, 1815 (c). The 92nd (Gordon) Highlanders served in Egypt, the Low Countries, Portugal, Spain and Waterloo

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Northern Ireland - three British soldiers in riot equipment

Northern Ireland - three British soldiers in riot equipment
Official photograph of three British soldiers in riot equipment standing next to a one ton Humber. Two soldiers are armed with SLR Rifles, while the third is firing a baton round, Northern Ireland

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Soldier about to go ashore during the invasion of Italy, Jul

Soldier about to go ashore during the invasion of Italy, Jul
Lantern slide showing a soldier about to go ashore during the invasion of Italy, July 1943; a pamphlet, the ?Soldiers? Guide to Sicily?, can be seen in the soldier?s pack

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Tanks of the 3rd and 4th Sharpshooter

Tanks of the 3rd and 4th Sharpshooter
Photograph: Tanks of the 3rd and 4th Sharpshooters in the de-waterproofing area. Shows two lines of tanks with the sea in the background

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: WW2 - 25 pdr gun in action

WW2 - 25 pdr gun in action
Photograph of 25 pdr gun in action. One of 48 photographs collected by Maj M Budd, Royal Artillery, 1942-1952. Associated with World War Two (1939-1945). Date: circa 1860

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Pte J Connington of Selby, Yorks, in action with Sten gun

Pte J Connington of Selby, Yorks, in action with Sten gun
Photograph: Pte J Connington of Selby, Yorks, in action with Sten gun. Taken by Sgt D M Smith, Army Film and Photographic Unit, Arnhem, 20 Sep 1944

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Fitters local protection

Fitters local protection
Photograph: Fitters local protection. Shows a White scout car fitted with a gun and a number of men lying on the ground aiming machine guns to the left of the photograph

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Queen Elizabeth II leaving Southampton with 5th Infantry Bri

Queen Elizabeth II leaving Southampton with 5th Infantry Bri
One of six colour photographs of The Queen Elizabeth II leaving Southampton with 5th Infantry Brigade, 12 May 1982. From a collection of photographs relating to the South Atlantic (Falklands War)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Falklands War - 1982

Falklands War - 1982
Photograph showing Marines of 40 Commando leaving the ?Canberra? for training on Ascension Island, South Atlantic (Falklands War) (1982), April 1982. Date: 1982

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Royal Corps of Transport, 1st Bn Royal Scots

Royal Corps of Transport, 1st Bn Royal Scots
One of twenty two photographs associated with Royal Corps of Transport, 1st Bn Royal Scots, 1st Bn Royal Anglian Regiment, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Rifle, Bolt Action, Lee Enfield, . 303 In No 5 Mk I

Rifle, Bolt Action, Lee Enfield, . 303 In No 5 Mk I
Lee Enfield. 303 in No 5 Mk I bolt action rifle, 1944 (c); known as the Jungle Carbine; fitted with flash eliminator, sling swivels and a rubber cushion on the buttplate

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Trench knife made from a barbed wire stanchion 1916

Trench knife made from a barbed wire stanchion 1916
Trench knife made from barbed wire stanchion 1916 (c). This type of knife is also known as a French Nail. Associated with World War One (1914-1918). Date: circa 1916

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Bren. 303 in Mk I light machine gun, 1942

Bren. 303 in Mk I light machine gun, 1942; original round dial sight. One of the finest light machine guns ever produced, the Bren was the centre of a platoons firepower in all theatres of operation

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Official German World War One 1st First Great

Official German World War One 1st First Great
Official, German, World, War, One, 1st, first, great, ww1, wwi, photograph, showing, dead, soldier, Wiltshire, Regiment, trench, near, St, Quentin, March, 1918, circa, 241, photographs, collected

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722)

John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), Captain-General of the English forces and Master-General of the Ordnance, 1702 (c)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Photograph of Indian troops lined up to receive inoculations

Photograph of Indian troops lined up to receive inoculations, 1916 (c). The high temperatures in Mesopotamia, alongside poor medical facilities, flies

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: The looting of Dervish dead, Omdurman

The looting of Dervish dead, Omdurman
Photograph of the looting of Dervish dead, Omdurman. Photograph from an album associated with the 2nd Sudan War (1896-1899). Date: 1898

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Body of a Malayan Terrorist trussed to a stake

Body of a Malayan Terrorist trussed to a stake
Photograph: the body of a Malayan Terrorist trussed to a stake, brought in by a British patrol, 1952. Associated with Malaya (1948-1957). Date: 1952

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: ?Capture & Death of the Shahzadaghs?, 1857

?Capture & Death of the Shahzadaghs?, 1857. Coloured lithograph from The Campaign in India 1857-58 from drawings made during the eventful period of the Great Mutiny

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Machine Gun, Light, Arisaka, 6. 5 Mm Type 96

Machine Gun, Light, Arisaka, 6. 5 Mm Type 96
Japanese Type 96 Arisaka 6. 5 mm light machine gun 1939 (c). Date: circa 1939

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Musket, Flintlock, . 75 In New Land Pattern

Musket, Flintlock, . 75 In New Land Pattern
New Land Pattern. 75 in Light Infantry musket, 1810 (c). Utilising the same lock and general characteristics of the Infantry Musket this weapon has a shorter, 39 in barrel

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Colonel John Okey, from a rare print

Colonel John Okey, from a rare print. Etching published by W Richardson, 1812. Associated with the English Civil War (1642-1649). Date: circa 1650

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: English Civil War, 1645

English Civil War, 1645 (c). Watercolour by William Barns Wollen, 1900. Associated with English Civil War (1642-1649). Date: circa 1645

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Pattern 1908, Cavalry Trooper?s sword, 1915

Pattern 1908, Cavalry Trooper?s sword, 1915 (c). Blade marked with arrow over EFD, crown over 7I RE, crown over 76E and crown over 71 RE? 15, and sold out mark. Made by Royal Small Arms Factory

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: 321 Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

321 Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Royal Army Ordnance Corps
One of three photographs showing 321 Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Royal Army Ordnance Corps, managing the controlled explosion of a stolen Datsun 120Y, Omagh district, 1975

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: British troops - United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR)

British troops - United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR)
One of 15 colour photographs of groups of British troops on service with United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR) Bosnia, and based in Vitez, Bosnia, 1994 (c). Date: circa 1994

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: 9 mm Sten Mk II sub machine gun, 1941

9 mm Sten Mk II sub machine gun, 1941; used by the British Army in World War Two; with magazine. Date: 1941

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Ware butterfly bombs - A passing despatch rider

Ware butterfly bombs - A passing despatch rider
Photograph: Ware butterfly bombs - A passing despatch rider [... ] of Dower Street, Flatbridge, [... ] read a unique road sign wa[... ] beach-head against ?butterfly? bombs. Picture issued April ?

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Gift from our Indian Empire. Calcutta ambulance cars

Gift from our Indian Empire. Calcutta ambulance cars
Photograph: Gift from our Indian Empire. Calcutta ambulance cars. From an album of 76 official photographs, 1916-1917. Associated with World War One, Western Front (1914-1918)

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Commandos wade ashore from landing craft at Juno beach

Commandos wade ashore from landing craft at Juno beach
Photograph showing Commando operations during the invasion of Normandy, June 1944: troops, some with bicycles, going ashore

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Rapier at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982

Rapier at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982
Colour transparency showing a Rapier at San Carlos, Falkland Islands, 1982. From a collection of 366 slides collected by Lt Col David Dunn, Press Officer with 5th Infantry Brigade

Background imageImages Dated 23rd August 2016: Vickers. 303 in Class C medium machine gun, 1910

Vickers. 303 in Class C medium machine gun, 1910 (c). Commercially produced model; fitted with blast deflector; associated mount and tripod, wooden box of spares



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