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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.

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NAM. 1991-03-14-13


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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