Weapons of the Second World War

Date: October 28, 2021

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Location: Bodmin Keep

Family Friendly | Multi generational | Museum talk | October Half Term | WW2

28 October 

Learn about some of the weapons used in the Second World War by the British Army and the Home Guard.

Discover how the army and those serving at home were equipped, from a shotgun to a Bren Gun.

ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS WITH BREN GUNS (H 4049) Original wartime caption: Bren gun on a lorry in use as a mobile A.A. gun, manned by members of the R.S.F. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205473310

 

Featured image caption: Cornwall Home Guard cadets in training, April 1942. Image credit: Kresen Kernow