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Short Magazine Lee Enfield. 303 Rifle and 17 inch bayonet. On display at Bisley service weapons meeting 2016.

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BRITISH LEE ENFIELD NO. 1 SMLE MK III .303 SHORT MAGAZINE RIFLE Trained with these in the School Cadets, (14 yrs old).

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The Lee–Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was the main firearm used by the military forces of the British Empire and Commonwealth during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957

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This is not a British Soldier of the Wiltshire regiment in WW2 with a steely determination and a desire to get the job done. He is a modern model wearing period uniform.

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Coloured postcard of a young British soldier stiking a "on guard" pose with a long Lee-Enfield MkI & 1888 pattern bayonet

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R.A.F. Battle of Britain Hawker Hurricane Squadrons 1940. No.1 top scoring squadron in the Battle of Britain was Polish, 303 Sq. Flying Hurricanes, not Spitfires. The 3rd highest scoring was ALSO Polish. When Churchill referred to "the few owed so much by so many", I'd like to think he meant the Poles, not the entire RAF. The Poles were tremendous in all services, and their service and reward was a crime at the end of the war. They deserved so much more.

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The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, rifle was the main firearm used by the British forces during the first half of the 20th century. It was the British Army's standard rifle from its official adoption in 1895 until 1957. The Lee-Enfield used the .303 British cartridge. The Lee-Enfield featured a ten-round box magazine which was loaded manually from the top. The fast-operating Lee bolt-action and large magazine capacity enabled a trained rifleman to fire 20 to 30 aimed rounds a…

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