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

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

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

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

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was adopted by the British Army in 1888.

The Lee-Enfield bolt-action, magazine-fed, repeating rifle was adopted by the British Army in 1888.

Firearm of the Week, The Lee-Enfield Rifle No. 1 Mk III / III* SMLE (Smelly)

Firearm of the Week, The Lee-Enfield Rifle No. 1 Mk III / III* SMLE (Smelly)

The Lee-Enfield line - well, most of it: Long Lee-Enfields; Carbine; SMLE; No.5; L42A1; Sporterised No.4.  But where's the basic No.4 ?

The Lee-Enfield line - well, most of it: Long Lee-Enfields; Carbine; SMLE; No.5; L42A1; Sporterised No.4. But where's the basic No.4 ?

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