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Browning M1919 .30 Calibre Machine Gun

Discussion in 'Allied Light Weapons' started by Spitfire XIV-E, Aug 12, 2007.

  1. Spitfire XIV-E

    Spitfire XIV-E New Member

    Jul 26, 2007
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    The Browning M1919 Machine Gun was widely used throughout the 20th Century by many nations. It was a mainstay of US Infantry & Marine Units in WW2 with designated squads usually available in 2 or 3 man crews so that support could be given to troops moving forward or to defend Look Out posts & Defensive Perimeters. It was also used as an Anti-Aircraft weapon by the US Navy.

    US Marines manning an M1919 on Namur Island in the Pacific​


    US Infantry engaging the enemy in Aachen, Germany.​


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