Berserker, Lewis Chessmen, British Museum. Both archaeological finds and written sources testify that both board games and dice games were played as a popular pastime by the Vikings, at all levels of society. Preserved gaming pieces and boards show game boards made of a wide range of materials.
SIDELIGHTS ON THE BRITISH SUBMARINE SERVICE: MEN AND SHIPS OF THE BRITISH SUBMARINE SERVICE, ALGIERS, 7 TO 10 FEBRUARY 1943. Officers of HM SUBMARINE URSULA stand in front of the conning tower, which has been draped with the Jolly Roger. Left to right, they are: Sub-Lieutenant W Burley, RNVR; Lieutenant A R Profit, DSC, RN; and Lieutenant A R Marshal, RN. Lt Profit is holding their pet dog 'Peter'.