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Join the Royal Artillery and become a part of history. This recruitment poster calls upon brave individuals to enlist in the prestigious ranks of the British military

Background imageGuns Collection: The Grenadier Guards (Colour-Sergeant & Sergeant-Major), 1901. Creator: Gregory & Co

The Grenadier Guards (Colour-Sergeant & Sergeant-Major), 1901. Creator: Gregory & Co
The Grenadier Guards (Colour-Sergeant & Sergeant-Major), 1901. The Grenadier Guard, an infantry regiment of the British Army were deployed to South Africa

Background imageGuns Collection: Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery

Recruitment poster, Join the Royal Artillery and know the pride of being a gunner. 1940s

Background imageGuns Collection: Tower of London, Stepney, London, 1883. Artist: John Crowther

Tower of London, Stepney, London, 1883. Artist: John Crowther
Tower of London, Stepney, London, 1883. View of the Salt Tower, Cradle Tower and Well Tower at the Tower of London, Stepney. A row of cannons is in the foreground

Background imageGuns Collection: L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery

L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery. How our gunners won the VC and silenced the fire of the German guns in face of overwhelming odds Retreat from Mons, 1st September 1914

Background imageGuns Collection: New British Sten gun by G. H. Davis

New British Sten gun by G. H. Davis
The Sten gun: the new British machine gun, introduced during the Second World War, explained in detail. It is a simplified Tommy-gun that fires almost any type of 9mm ammunition at 550 rounds per

Background imageGuns Collection: British 25-pounder field gun by G. H. Davis

British 25-pounder field gun by G. H. Davis
Considered at the time to be the best field gun in the world: the British 25-pounder. Diagrammatic drawings of a famous British weapon

Background imageGuns Collection: Civil War re-enactment by the Sealed Knot, near site of Edgehill, Warwickshire

Civil War re-enactment by the Sealed Knot, near site of Edgehill, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageGuns Collection: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill holding a Thompson submachine gun whilst smoking

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill holding a Thompson submachine gun whilst smoking a cigar, during a visit to coastal defence positions near Hartlepool in the Second World War. 31st July 1940

Background imageGuns Collection: Painting by Hs Power, artillery and horses at Ypres, WW1

Painting by Hs Power, artillery and horses at Ypres, WW1
Painting by the Australian war artist Harold Septimus Power (1877-1971), showing artillery going into action before the Battle of Ypres

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Duke of York firing a broadside; Second World War

HMS Duke of York firing a broadside; Second World War
Photograph showing the Royal Navy battleship HMS Duke of York firing her 14-inch guns, whilst heavy seas break over her bows, sometime during the Second World War

Background imageGuns Collection: John Moses Browning

John Moses Browning
JOHN MOSES BROWNING American inventor of automatic pistols, rifles etc : shown with one of his machine guns

Background imageGuns Collection: British Guns dash through French town

British Guns dash through French town
A British Artillery piece is rushed at a gallop through the market-place of a French town, the square surrounded by shell damaged buildings

Background imageGuns Collection: At the Front - World War One recruitment poster

At the Front - World War One recruitment poster
Recruitment poster during World War I featuring a dramatic picture of horses pulling guns rearing up in fright at a shell explosion just a few feet away

Background imageGuns Collection: Boer War; Colenso

Boer War; Colenso
BATTLE OF COLENSO Buller fails to dislodge the Boers from their positions and has to retire, abandoning ten guns

Background imageGuns Collection: Polish cavalry at the start of World War Two

Polish cavalry at the start of World War Two
Poland as a military power: cavalry, tanks and infantry (part of a spread in the Illustrated London News). Polands impressive horse cavalry are seen here, probably the best in Europe (the ILN says)

Background imageGuns Collection: Cutaway view of an American warship

Cutaway view of an American warship
Hull of an American man-of-war cut open amidships, showing deck plans and quarters, 1850s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th century illustration

Background imageGuns Collection: The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman

The Gun Who Picked up his Bird by H. M. Bateman
Etiquette gone awry during a shoot when one man retrieves his own bird rather than allowing the gundogs to do so. The result is an utterly incensed gundog

Background imageGuns Collection: Soviet propaganda poster

Soviet propaganda poster: a Red Army officer, fearing civil disorder during a strike, asks the citizens to hand in their weapons

Background imageGuns Collection: Machine gun diagrams

Machine gun diagrams
Full page diagrams and illustration showing the workings of the Hotchkiss and Lewis machine-guns, used widely by the British army during World War I

Background imageGuns Collection: A Dreadnought firing her great guns

A Dreadnought firing her great guns. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageGuns Collection: British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1

British gunners, Battle of the Somme, WW1
British gunners in action during the Battle of the Somme, First World War. Their guns are on " Percy Scott" mountings, with rather colourful camouflage paint. Date: 1918

Background imageGuns Collection: Italian recruitment poster, Second World War

Italian recruitment poster, Second World War, featuring two soldiers asking the viewer what they are doing for the war effort. 1940s

Background imageGuns Collection: Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944

Winston Churchil visiting gun sites, England, 1944
Winston Churchill visiting anti flying bomb defences in June 1944. Seen here at a gun battery in southern England. The caption on the back of the photograph reads, " The Prime Minister today

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Ajax, British battleship, at Malta

HMS Ajax, British battleship, at Malta
HMS Ajax, British King George V-class battleship, seen here at Malta. Date: circa 1919

Background imageGuns Collection: German machine gun in street, Grandpre, France, WW1

German machine gun in street, Grandpre, France, WW1
German machine gun in a street in Grandpre, north eastern France, during the First World War. American troops of the 312nd Machine Gun Company, 78th Division, eventually entered the town

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Queen Elizabeth, British battleship

HMS Queen Elizabeth, British battleship
HMS Queen Elizabeth, British dreadnought battleship, launched 1913, served during the First and Second World Wars, decommissioned 1948. Date: 20th century

Background imageGuns Collection: Painting by Hs Power, War, WW1

Painting by Hs Power, War, WW1
Painting entitled War by the Australian war artist Harold Septimus Power (1877-1971), showing soldiers on horseback, pulling heavy artillery across a field

Background imageGuns Collection: Model of HMS Victory of 1737

Model of HMS Victory of 1737
Model of HMS Victory, as displayed in the South Kensington Museum, 1865. HMS Victory, launched in 1737, was a three-decker first-rate warship of 100 guns

Background imageGuns Collection: H H Sheikh of Kuwait Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

H H Sheikh of Kuwait Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
The 10th Monarch of Kuwait (between 1921-1950), H H Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (1885-1950) - pictured in October 1933 firing the anti-airplane machine guns - mounted on the rail for demonstration

Background imageGuns Collection: Variety of pistols, incl Colts Deringer pistol / Peacemaker

Variety of pistols, incl Colts Deringer pistol / Peacemaker
A variety of pistols, including Colts Deringer pistol, the Snapchance Revolver, a full-size cartridge, a US Cavalry Colt Sa (Single Action Army - Peacemaker).45 revolver (circa 1877)

Background imageGuns Collection: The Battle of the Balloons

The Battle of the Balloons. A fanciful image depicting four balloons with flags and sails, their passengers in close aerial combat. The opponents appear to be British and French. circa 18th century

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Queen Elizabeth, British battleship

HMS Queen Elizabeth, British battleship
HMS Queen Elizabeth, British dreadnought battleship, launched 1913, served during the First and Second World Wars, decommissioned 1948. Date: early 20th century

Background imageGuns Collection: Design and motto of the Royal Artillery -- Ubique

Design and motto of the Royal Artillery -- Ubique
Design and motto of the Royal Artillery, showing a crown, ornate initials RA in mirror image, a field gun, and the Latin word Ubique, meaning Everywhere

Background imageGuns Collection: British battleships

British battleships
Illustration of unidentified British battleships at sea during World War Two, with guns firing

Background imageGuns Collection: Captain Charles Upham

Captain Charles Upham
Portrait of double VC winner, Captain Charles Upham (). Born in New Zealand, Upham was a sheep farmer who distinguished himself during World War Two on two occasions

Background imageGuns Collection: German Armoured Vehicles; Second World War, 1944

German Armoured Vehicles; Second World War, 1944
Illustration showing a selection of German armoured vehicles used during the Battle for Normandy in 1944. The vehicles shown include Panther and Tiger tanks (left foreground)

Background imageGuns Collection: British Infantry and Tanks, Reichswald; World War Two, 1945

British Infantry and Tanks, Reichswald; World War Two, 1945
Photograph showing British infantry riding on Sherman tanks towards the Reichswald area, Germany, February 1945. On the left of the image anti-tank guns and their crews can be seen

Background imageGuns Collection: Kurdish Gentlemen / Iran

Kurdish Gentlemen / Iran
Two Kurdish men in traditional costume

Background imageGuns Collection: STICK EM UP

STICK EM UP
Stick em up ! Boys playing with guns on the street

Background imageGuns Collection: The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS The Martians fire their gas- guns

Background imageGuns Collection: Boy in school uniform with figurehead at seaside

Boy in school uniform with figurehead at seaside
Boy in school uniform with a ships figurehead at the seaside. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageGuns Collection: Edward VII Hunting Birds

Edward VII Hunting Birds
Edward as Prince of Wales shooting at Birchills Wood during his visit to Chatsworth

Background imageGuns Collection: Siege of Lucknow

Siege of Lucknow
Lieutenant Macpherson leads a a charge by the 78th Highlanders to capture enemy guns at Lucknow. He was awarded the Victoria Cross

Background imageGuns Collection: Gun transport exercise, Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire

Gun transport exercise, Wentworth Woodhouse, Yorkshire
An emergency gun transport exercise taking place at Wentworth Woodhouse, Lord Fitzwilliams residence at Rotherham, Yorkshire

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Repulse with Sopwith Pup, WW1

HMS Repulse with Sopwith Pup, WW1
Stern view of HMS Repulse showing a Sopwith Pup biplane on the aft turret during the First World War. Date: 1916-1918

Background imageGuns Collection: HMS Royal Sovereign, British battleship

HMS Royal Sovereign, British battleship
HMS Royal Sovereign, British Revenge class battleship, launched 1915, served in the First World War and part of the Second World War

Background imageGuns Collection: Soldiers doing target practice on a shooting range

Soldiers doing target practice on a shooting range
A group of men doing target practice on a shooting range before the outbreak of the First World War. Their success or otherwise is written up on various blackboards

Background imageGuns Collection: Two men shooting in Scotland

Two men shooting in Scotland, possibly on the Balmoral estate. One of them is wearing a kilt



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Join the Royal Artillery and become a part of history. This recruitment poster calls upon brave individuals to enlist in the prestigious ranks of the British military. From wielding the powerful new British Sten gun by G. H. Davis to commanding L Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, there are countless opportunities for adventure and skill development. Experience the thrill of re-enacting Civil War battles with the Sealed Knot near Edgehill, Warwickshire. Immerse yourself in history as you handle authentic firearms like the British 25-pounder field gun also designed by G. H. Davis. Witnessing British guns dash through French towns during wartime showcases their formidable strength and effectiveness on enemy lines. These weapons were masterfully crafted by legendary inventor John Moses Browning, whose innovations revolutionized firearm technology. From HMS Duke of York firing a thunderous broadside during World War II to Hs Power's poignant painting depicting artillery and horses at Ypres in WW1, these images remind us of both triumphs and sacrifices made on battlefields throughout history. Even Italian recruitment posters from World War II highlight how crucial they were in defending nations against tyranny. Winston Churchill himself visited gun sites across England in 1944, emphasizing their vital role in protecting our freedom. Step up to serve your country just like those depicted in 'At The Front' - an iconic World War I recruitment poster that inspired generations. Embrace this opportunity to make a difference while honoring those who have fought before you.