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Uploaded: 04/13/19 3:27 PM GMT
WWI Officers' Quarters
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Other than access to guns and paperwork, it is not much different from the common soldier's barracks.

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::biffobear
04/13/19 4:45 PM GMT
They had better beds and sheets..OR's (Other ranks),Made do with blankets only.....R.
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.mesmerized
04/14/19 10:03 PM GMT
Another interesting look at the military quarters...not much of an upgrade for the officers...clear colorful capture.
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.Nikoneer
04/26/19 7:40 PM GMT
Since the poster on the bulletin board shows "5 pounds", and those bunks are the telescoping type, unlike anything we had here in the U.S. during the same time, I'm guessing this exhibit is in the U.K., right Jeff? Those rifles with the thick barrels also look like Enfields. A nicely done "period room" and well-captured by our roving Nebraskan. Thanks for sharing this bit o' history, Jeff.

-Nik
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::Pistos
04/26/19 8:58 PM GMT
Correct. This was taken at Pendennis Castle at Falmouth, Cornwall, England. The castle was used to protect the bay during WWI and WWII.
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