BREN Light Machine Guns in France 1944 -The Firearm Blog


Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.”
Sally Mann

In our Photo Of The Day, we revisit the past. These photos are over 75 years old. Let that sink in and think about it – has history and past events taught us anything?

Infantrymen of The Regina Rifle Regiment armed with a Bren gun watching for snipers, Caen, France, 10 July 1944. Credit: Ken Bell.

Ken Bell, who took one of these photos, was a Canadian photographer who served with the Canadian armed forces during the Second World War. He used a Rolleiflex camera. You can learn more about him here.

Source (Twitter): https://twitter.com/lebrunjames81/status/1148804901688025088?s=21

Here’s another picture by Harold G. Aikman.

.Riflemen of The Regina Rifle Regiment holding a position in a damaged storefront, Caen, France, 10 July 1944. Credit: Harold G. Aikman

POTD: BREN Light Machine Guns in France 1944

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