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Frank Bruno meets Guardsman Patrick O'Keef, boxing champion of 1st Battalion The Irish Guards, Kosovo, 1999

Photography by Sergeant David Miles, Kosovo (1999).

Since ancient times boxing has long been considered excellent training for soldiers. The British Army has long believed it develops fitness, character, strength, persistence and courage. Today, Army boxing is governed by the Army Boxing Association which works closely with the Amateur Boxing Association of England to make sure the sport is regulated and its participants are safe.

One of 48 photographs taken by Sgt David John Miles, a reservist who volunteered to serve with 4 Armoured Brigade as Brigade photographer under the direction of Media Ops, Kosovo, 1999.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-09-62-32

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-09-62-32

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