Gunners and their guns

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    From The War Illustrated, Jan 24 1941:

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    From The War Illustrated, Feb 7, 1941
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    Rob Dickers 10th MEDIUM REGT RA

    :)
    Di, We like!
    Nice to see some HAA stuff as well as LAA, although things moved on a wee bit later in the war.
    Nice find.;)
    Rob
    PS. Just found out that the 16 R/Fus (10 Med) were training at Dungannon + Cookstown NI in 1940, anywhere near you? Rob
     
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    Great stuff.

    Very interesting!
     
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    :)
    PS. Just found out that the 16 R/Fus (10 Med) were training at Dungannon + Cookstown NI in 1940, anywhere near you? Rob

    Cheers Rob
    That's on the other side of Lough Neagh from me - Tyrone is JamesS' neck of the woods
     
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    From The Sphere 2 September 1939
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    GERMANY UNDER ALLIED OCCUPATION (BU 9089)
    Catalogue number BU 9089
    British Victory Parade in Berlin: Salute fired by guns of the 3rd Royal Horse Artillery (RHA) on the arrival of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

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    THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1944-45 (B 9985)
    Catalogue number B 9985
    25-pdrs of 430th Battery, 55th Field Regiment, near Hechtel in Belgium, firing in support of Guards Armoured Division in the bridgehead over the Maas-Schelde (Meuse-Escaut) Canal, 16 September 1944.
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    The Sphere 28 October 1939
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    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    40 MM Bofors (towed), 336 LAA Battery, 102 LAA Regiment Clacton on Sea LAA practice camp 1943

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    ramacal 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Landmattress Rocket Launchers (337 LAA Battery, 102 LAA Regiment) being loaded March 1945, Reichswald Forest, Germany.

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    A LINK TO FILM FOOTAGE ON CANADIAN ARMY NEWSREELS SHOWING LOADING AND FIRING

    (GO TO 8 MINUTES 59 SECONDS OF THE CANADIAN ARMY NEWSREEL)

     
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