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Troops of the British Eastern Command, date unknown; note Bren gun, ammunition carrier dog 'Mark', and Lewis gun pan magazine

Caption     Troops of the British Eastern Command, date unknown; note Bren gun, ammunition carrier dog 'Mark', and Lewis gun pan magazine ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   H 12985
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1. Anonymous says:
12 Feb 2019 05:08:05 AM

The photo that states:

'Lewis machine gun crew of the British Eastern Command, date unknown; note ammunition carrier dog 'Mark''

Is not a Lewis gun but a Bren gun. However the magazine the one soldier is holding is a Lewis gun mag which will not fit the Bren.
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
13 Feb 2019 08:19:43 AM

To Anonymous of 12 Feb 2019: Thank you, the caption has been corrected.

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