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Aldershot Military Museum


Photographs taken during a visit to the Aldershot Military Museum. While most of these are taken of the outside exhibits, the museum itself is well worth a visit with some interesting items and displays.

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This particular example was used by General Sir Brian Horrocks, one of the British commanders of XXX Corps during Operation Market Garden
Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Two depictions of the kind of living quarters that soldiers would have had in two periods in Aldershot's life. One shows the barracks during the Victorian period, the other during the 1950's.
Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Protected by aluminium armour and mounting a 76mm main gun.
Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Shown in it's later, Northern Ireland configuration including 'bull-bars' at the front for clearing barricades and smoke grenade launchers.
Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007

Developed to replace the Humber Pig, for use in Northern Ireland it is a standard Land Rover fitted with a VPK or Vehicle Protection Kit to provide protection against petrol bombs, small arms and nail bombs.
Aldershot Military Museum, Hampshire, England, May 2007