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'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.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-04-514-1

Copyright/Ownership

Not NAM Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Battle gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-04-514-1