UK Army Photographic Competition

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This stirring collection of photos which offer a glimpse behind the scenes of army life have all been selected as winners in an annual competition. The remarkable pictures in the Army Photographic Competition show Britain’s soldiers at work and play. They have been taken by amateur and professional soldier cameramen and include images from operations in Afghanistan, air shows and sporting events. The winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Army Headquarters in Andover in Hampshire. Here: “Fireball Flyers” by Corporal Jamie Peters which won Best Overall Image as voted for by the public; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by Jamie Peters/MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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12th Mechanized Brigade train on the plains of Canada at the British Army Training Support Unit Suffield by Sgt Paul Morrison; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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“New Beginnings” by Sergeant Paul Morrison; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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1st Battalion Scots Guards (1 SG) and the 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh (1 R WELSH) attacking the village of Hettar during Ex Prairie Tempest by Sergeant Mark. Webster which won the Professional Soldiering Image category; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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The RDG’s exercising their Freedom of the City through York by Sgt Paul Morrison; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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12th Mechanized Brigade train on the plains of Canada at the British Army Training Support Unit Suffield by Sergeant Paul Morrison; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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“The Waiting Game” by LCpl Ian Chapman showing LCpl Jim Smith, from 299 Para Sqn RE, waiting for instructions on radio; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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“I’m a medal Winner” by Graeme Main for Soldier Magazine which won the Professional Sport/Adventure Training category; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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“Challenger 2 Heat” by Corporal Dean Docwra which has won Amateur Portfolio; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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“The Look of 120mm”, the business end of a Challenger 2 tank, at Hohne firing ranges, Germany, by Cpl Dean Docwra; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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Lt Lane reading a grave stone inscription of a Kings Royal Irish Hussars soldier at a cemetery in Normandy; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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Sennelager ranges firing a live Javelin missile by Cpl Dean Docwra which has won Amateur Portfolio; Army Photographic Competition, Britain, October 8, 2014. (Photo by MoD/Geoff Robinson Photography/REX Features)

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