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The Lucknow Drum
Posted on October 22, 2021

The Lucknow Bass Drum

The museum at Bodmin Keep holds many musical instruments, and one of the key pieces in the military music collection...

Mau Mau Pistol
Posted on October 11, 2021

The Homemade Pistol

This homemade pistol was captured by a solider from a Light Infantry regiment during their deployment in Kenya (1955-1957) to...

Boer War Egg
Posted on September 22, 2021

A Meal for Hungry Soldiers

The Boer War 1899 – 1902 The Boer War or the South African War dates from 1899 – 1902 and was fought...

Pill Box Overlooking the Beach at Sennen Cove
Posted on September 15, 2021

Ghosts in the Landscape

In reaction to the threat of invasion by Nazi Germany in the summer of 1940, Britain hastily constructed multiple series...