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Discussion in 'The Guns Galore Section' started by dave phpbb3, Jul 20, 2005.

  1. dave phpbb3

    dave phpbb3 New Member

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    Does any one have pictures of a Besa 15mm Heavy machine gun?
     
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    I did a google on besa for you and got this

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    Not what you are looking for I imagine but I thought you might be interested

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    lol ive been googleing it for an hour or so and cant find a thing
     
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    I looked a little bit and can't find anything.
     
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    There's one on my site, in an article about the .5 inch Vickers - see below. It's the Czech original, on a spring-wheel carriage.

    Tony Williams: Military gun and ammunition website and discussion forum

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    o the vz60? i kno we got another model of the besa which was a 7.92mm, well thanks anyway
     
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    Yes, the 15 mm Besa was the ZB vz/60. The 7.9 mm Besa was the ZB vz/53.

    TW
     
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    ok thank you for your help
     
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    Thats cos you've gone blind!!

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    actually i am in 1 eye(no jk i am)
     
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    they were used by the british on Crusader tanks. these tanks fought in nourth africa
     
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    i know the 7.92 besa was used in tanks but i thought the 15mm was only used in armoured cars such as the humber
     
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    It was also used in the Mk VIc light tank - this had coaxial 7.9mm and 15mm Besas, whereas the Mk VIb had Vickers .303" and .5".

    TW
     
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    o right well thanks
     

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