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Royal Marines from 40 Commando on patrol in the Sangin area of Afghanistan are pictured (left) with a General Purpose Machine Gun or GPMG and (right) the newly introduced L129A1 or Sharpshooter 7.62mm rifle.

Royal Marines from 40 Commando on patrol in the Sangin area of Afghanistan are pictured (left) with a General Purpose Machine Gun or GPMG and (right) the newly introduced or Sharpshooter rifle.

Colonel Henry Hallam Parr, mounted on his horse "The Rajah", India, 1894

This is the third earliest photo dated 1894 1894 Colonel Henry Hallam Parr, mounted on his horse The Rajah, India, 1894 c. This photo was discovered by myself after searching over photos.

The Beja of Sudan are believed to have originally been a Berber tribe

Sudan Warrior 1920 - Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.

British; Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, Sergeant, Aden, 1967

British; Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, 1st Battalion, Sergeant, Aden, 1967

A dying soldier of the Black Watch is supported by his comrade, while another stands to protect them, as the ranks of the Highlanders march on, after the battles at Sebastopol during the Crimean war. by Robert Gibb.

Military art prints of the Napoleonic, Crimean, Afghan and First World Wars by Robert Gibb. Art prints published by Cranston Fine Arts.

A fusilier of the Royal Scots provides covering fire with his Thompson sub-machine gun in the village of Namma in Burma, October 1944.

A Fusilier of the Royal Scots provides covering fire with his Thompson caliber sub-machine gun in the village of Namma in Burma, October 1944

While a piper plays, a special rum ration is issued to men of the 2nd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers to mark St Patrick’s Day in the Anzio bridgehead, Italy - 17th March 1944. [[MORE]] Royal...

"While a piper plays, a special rum ration is issued to men of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers to mark St Patrick's Day in the Anzio bridgehead, Italy, 17 March

Mohamed, a Jemadar of the 5th Bengal Cavalry, 1889.  Oil on canvas by Vereker Hamilton (1856-1931), 1889, said to have been Head Chaprassie (messenger) to Lord Roberts of Kandahar when he was Commander in Chief India (1885-1893). As a troop commander, the rank of Jemadar had no exact equivalent in the British Army. He wears the scarlet alkalak or kurta (long coat) with gold lace, scarlet facings and blue pugri (turban) trimmed with gold of the 5th Bengal Cavalry, wearing a karud dagger.

Mohamed, a Jemadar of the Bengal Cavalry, Was said to be Head Chaprassie to Lord Roberts whilst he was C in C India Afghanistan. Note the Kurta is Scarlet not the red/brown shown and lace is gold.

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