M1917 Enfield Rifle...Two American soldiers at port arms with their US Rifle, Cal. .30, M1917 Enfield with the large rear sight and M1917 bayonet with the two parallel grooves in the grips. Photo and description: Dan Morrison.
10 Famous Pictures & Their Stories From Around The World
On June 4, 1940, Winston Churchill made a historic speech. “We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender!” His words were an inspiration to British troops and in the summer of 1940, Churchill scheduled a collection of public tours across the UK. During one of these tours on July 31, 1940, he was photographed trying out an American 1928 Tommy gun or Thompson SMG.