THE HOME GUARD IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1939-1945

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  • H 5850
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  • object name: Official photograph
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The Home Guard: Seated at the dining table with his wife, a Sergeant of the Dorking Home Guard in Surrey, England gives his Tommy gun a final polish before leaving home to go on parade.

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A veteran sergeant in the Dorking Home Guard cleans his Tommy gun at the dining room table, before going on parade, 1 December 1940.

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