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Lee Enfield, Jungle Carbine. Malaysia 1951-54


This image shows several objects used by the Manchester's Regiment during the Malaysia campaign 1951-54. The main item is a specially designed Lee Enfield Carbine, 5 inches shorter than the standard rifle to be more effective in jungle warfare. It is shown fitted with it's bayonet. Other items include British jungle boots and slouch hat, and a communist cap


The Museum of Manchester's Regiment, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK. March 2004

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