June 13th, 2006 09:43 AM
Sort Of A Neat Old Photo ~ Machine Gun On Old M C
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June 13th, 2006 10:24 AM
Blast from the past there! Trying to work out what the gun is - recognize it but can't remember name.
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June 13th, 2006 12:25 PM
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I've seen this photo before. I think it's from Pershing's 1916 Punitive Expedition into Mexico. What MGs did the Army use back then?
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June 13th, 2006 12:39 PM
Thats cool, that must be the predecessor to todays armored personnel carriers.
June 13th, 2006 12:58 PM
Sure wasn't much armor on that puppy!
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June 13th, 2006 01:55 PM
Ain't that the truth. If I was the driver, I'd be all over welding a metal plate on the front of those handlebars.
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June 13th, 2006 02:03 PM
Oo( wonder if it would " catch a coyote ' ?? ) LOL
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June 13th, 2006 03:12 PM
Its not a Maxim, but on my screen looks alot like a Potatoe Digger
June 13th, 2006 03:15 PM
It looks to be either.....
The 1895/1914 Colt-Browning, this was in service until the Browning M1917.
1917 Marlin Gun, I doubt it was this one though, since it was primarily used on aircraft. (it worked well with interrupter gear, that kept pilots from shooting their propellers )
Hotchkiss 8mm M1914 (without stock)- French Army's standard MG
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June 13th, 2006 04:57 PM
June 13th, 2006 05:35 PM
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