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Gun Platform Collection

"Guarding the Skies: Swindon Home Guard on an Anti-Aircraft Gun Platform, c

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Swindon Home Guard manning an anti-aircraft gun platform, c. 1940

Swindon Home Guard manning an anti-aircraft gun platform, c. 1940
Swindon Works was considered a prime target for aircraft strikes during World War II. Here, two members of the Home Guard are manning an anti-aircraft gun platform situated on the roof of uniform

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Confederate 32-pounder cannon and militia gunners overlooking the entrance into Pensacola

Confederate 32-pounder cannon and militia gunners overlooking the entrance into Pensacola
834316 Confederate 32-pounder cannon and militia gunners overlooking the entrance into Pensacola Bay, Florida, prior to the American Civil War, March 1861 (b/w photo) by American Photographer

Background imageGun Platform Collection: New York artillerymen with a heavy gun in Fort Corcoran, spring 1862 (b / w photo)

New York artillerymen with a heavy gun in Fort Corcoran, spring 1862 (b / w photo)
869215 New York artillerymen with a heavy gun in Fort Corcoran, spring 1862 (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Colonel Tyler and the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery at Fort Richardson

Colonel Tyler and the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery at Fort Richardson
869207 Colonel Tyler and the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery at Fort Richardson, late 1861 (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Bearded Col. Robert O)

Background imageGun Platform Collection: 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery manning guns in Fort Richardson, late 1861 (b / w photo)

1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery manning guns in Fort Richardson, late 1861 (b / w photo)
867762 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery manning guns in Fort Richardson, late 1861 (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Federal 10-inch mortar battery on Morris Island, SC, 1865 (b / w photo)

Federal 10-inch mortar battery on Morris Island, SC, 1865 (b / w photo)
867774 Federal 10-inch mortar battery on Morris Island, SC, 1865 (b/w photo) by Cooley, Samuel A. (fl.1864); Private Collection; (add.info.: Pair of 10-inch Union seacoast mortars and their crew)

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Heavy gun in Fort Woodbury, Virginia, 1861 (b / w photo)

Heavy gun in Fort Woodbury, Virginia, 1861 (b / w photo)
869209 Heavy gun in Fort Woodbury, Virginia, 1861 (b/w photo) by American Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageGun Platform Collection: Malta, South Eastern Region, Valletta. The view across Grand Harbour to Fort St Angelo

Malta, South Eastern Region, Valletta. The view across Grand Harbour to Fort St Angelo from the Saluting Battery at Upper Barrakka Gardens

Background imageGun Platform Collection: The New Works at the Siege of Sebastapol... Crimean War, 1853-1856. Artist: William Simpson

The New Works at the Siege of Sebastapol... Crimean War, 1853-1856. Artist: William Simpson
The New Works at the Siege of Sebastapol. Mortar battery on right of Jordans battery, Crimean War 1853-1856. From Illustrations of the War in the East by William Simpson. (London, 1855-1856)



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"Guarding the Skies: Swindon Home Guard on an Anti-Aircraft Gun Platform, c. 1940" "Gazing into History: Fort St Angelo's Grand Harbour View from a Confederate 32-pounder Cannon" "Pensacola's Watchful Eye: Militia Gunners and their Overlooking Confederate 32-pounder Cannon" "Fort Corcoran's Mighty Defenders: New York Artillerymen with a Heavy Gun, Spring 1862 (b/w photo)" "Strength in Unity: Colonel Tyler and the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery at Fort Richardson" "A Glimpse of Valor: The Brave Men of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery Manning Guns in Fort Richardson, Late 1861 (b/w photo)" "The Final Blow: Federal 10-inch Mortar Battery on Morris Island, SC, 1865 (b/w photo)" "Safeguarding the Capital: A Captivating View of Artillery in Fort Carroll outside Washington, D. C. , c. 1865 (b/w photo)" "In Defense of Virginia: Witnessing the Power of a Heavy Gun in Fort Woodbury, Virginia, 1861 (b/w photo)" "Majestic Salute to Tradition.