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English: A British Bren gun crew in a trench at Anzio, Italy, 13 March 1944.
A British Bren gun crew keep watch in a trench at Anzio.
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IWMLondonThumbnail.jpg This is photograph NA 12887 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums. Flag of the United Kingdom.svg
Author No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit, Lambert (Sgt)
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Part of War Office Second World War Official Collection
  • Associated people and organisations
    British Army
  • Associated places
    Anzio, Latium, Italy
  • Associated events
    Landing at Anzio 1944, Italy, Second World War
  • Associated themes
    Italy 1939-1945
  • Associated keywords
    Operations, Observation, Land Warfare
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Bren light machine gun

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Battle of Anzio

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