Machine Guns

Some articles on guns, machine, machine guns, gun, machine gun:

Cavalry Division (Soviet Union) - Organisation 1941
... divisions in 1941 had four cavalry regiments, a horse artillery battalion (eight 76mm guns and eight 122mm howitzers), a tank regiment (64 BT-series ... A cavalry regiment, in turn, consisted of four sabre squadrons, a machine-gun squadron (16 heavy machine guns and four 82mm mortars), a regimental ... were reinforced by artillery, tank, and assault gun elements ...
Lee Christmas - Central America - Battle of La Ceiba
... force supplied with US Army surplus Colt Model 1895 machine guns ... Christmas used his machine guns for fire support of the infantry with interlocking fields of fire, inflicting some six hundred casualties on the government forces ... This tactical use of machine guns would become standard practice in the First World War ...
List Of A1 Weapons - Machine Guns
... and HK11A1, two variants of the German Heckler Koch HK21 machine gun M1917A1, a variant of the American M1917 Browning machine gun ...
Siege Of Musa Qala - Siege Renewed
... attacks resumed, using every weapon in their arsenal, including machine guns, RPGs, mortars and Chinese-made 107mm rockets ... as the Griffins, had eight.50 cal heavy machine guns mounted on the bases sangars, giving them an all-round field of fire, and built ramps for their armoured vehicles so that they could shoot over the compound ... Griffins led to a weakening of the bases defenses,as Easy Company now had only two.50 cal machine guns and nine 7.62 mm GPMGs ...
St. √Čtienne Mle 1907 - History
... the turn of the century the French military evaluated machine guns made by the private French firm of Hotchkiss et Cie ... While the tests were technically convincing, following which Hotchkiss machine-guns were purchased for French alpine and colonial troops, it was decided ... by a French government arsenal near Paris( APX )was the Puteaux M1905 machine gun inspired by the first gas actuated blow forward Bang rifle system of 1903 ...

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