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Mortar and crew, Devon and Dorset Regiment, 1960 (c)

Photograph, Central Office of Information, 1960 (c).

A 3-inch (81.2 mm) mortar and crew. Developing on the design of the Stokes mortar used during World War One (1914-1918) the Mark 2 3-inch mortar was a standard British Army support weapon throughout World War Two. The Mark 2 was replaced by the L16 81 mm mortar in 1965.

From a collection of 1,536 photographs taken by Central Office of Information of the regiments and corps of British Army, 1950 (c)-1969 (c).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1992-10-144-348


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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