Vintage Saturday: Is It Us, Or Did Gravity Get Stronger?

British troops with an early Colt 1895 Digger
British troops with an early Colt 1895 Digger (click to enlarge)

At first glance you wonder, “Why are those British sailors crawling around with their ship’s anchor?” Then you realize that they’re not sailors, and it’s actually a Colt 1895.  The distinction may be lost on the guy carrying it, though. Rumor has it that his son served in WWII manning a Besa.