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Boer 'Long Tom' shell.


A 94 pound shell from one of the Boer 'Long Tom' Creusot artillery pieces fired into the town of Ladysmith during it's seige. It presumably failed to explode. Also shown are a couple of rounds of Boer ammunition. The Manchesters Regiment were besieged in Ladysmith during the 2nd Anglo-Boer war.


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

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