Standard British rifle during the early 20th century up to WW2. It could hold 10 rounds from 2 5 round stripper clips, it was made from english oak giving it a yellowish colour. The lee enfield was the most reliable weapon fielded in WW1. And in WW2 proved more useful than the russian mosin and the german kar98.
A British and a german rifleman were in a battle the german had spent his 5 rounds and tried to reload but the british had 5 more rounds in his Lee-Enfield and killed the german.
by nick davey August 08, 2006
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A bolt-action rifle chambered for the .303 British cartridge. It was the main service rifle for British troops during World War II. Well-known for it's smooth operation and accuracy.
The soldier carefully aimed his Lee-Enfield at the advancing German and squeezed the trigger.
by Judicator August 13, 2005