'The Mau Mau Want Your Gun!', 1952 (c)
Anti-Mau Mau poster published by The African Information Services (Kenya), 1952 (c).
During their anti-colonial campaign in Kenya Mau Mau fighters struggled to obtain enough weapons. As well as manufacturing crude home-made firearms they also stole guns from the British military and police forces.
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National Army Museum, Battle gallery