Otter being serviced at Prkos, Yugoslavia

GMC Otter

The Otter Light Reconnaissance Car (known officially by the British as “Car, Light Reconnaissance, Canadian GM Mark I”) was a light armoured car produced by Canada during the Second World War for British and Commonwealth Forces.

Smith Gun

Smith Gun

This gun was an ad-hoc design originating in the days after Dunkirk when the Army needed effective, cheap-to-produce weapons with which to stop a possible German invasion of the UK.

Calliope Jane

Calliope Jane

Caliope Jane, a 40mm Bofors and her crew from 2926 LAA Squadron initially began operations in Palestine and journeyed with the Desert Air Force until the eventual defeat of the Axis Forces at Tunis.

ML 3-inch mortar

ML 3-inch Mortar

This weapon served the British Army and Commonwealth personnel with the capability to lob explosive projectiles against enemy emplacements and troop concentrations.

Vickers medium machine gun in a sand-bagged diorama

Vickers Medium Machine Gun

The .303 Vickers MMG was used extensively by the RAF Regiment and its forebears in the Armoured Car Companies and Ground Gunner Defence Squadrons.