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A tug-of-war contest, 1956 (c).

Photograph by Lieutenant Roger Perkins, 4th (Uganda) Battalion King's African Rifles, 1956 (c).

The contest took place during the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, The King's African Rifles' Sports Day held at King George V Barracks, Jinja, in Uganda. The British Army believed that units bonded better through sport as it fostered increased co-operation, teamwork and esprit de corps.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1991-03-14-13

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1991-03-14-13

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