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1 corect is LeMG 107(f)
2 fusil-mitrailleur LEWIS Mle 24 have classic shape of Lewis Gun
3 weapon from photo is a experimental machine gun made by Isaac Newton Lewis
patents of gun :US1430660 ,US1430661,US1439903,US1462972
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You mention a Steyr here, do you know which type it was specifically, do you have a picture?David Lehmann wrote:Foreign origin
MP 28 : 1000
MP 34 : 200
EMP : 3250
Steyr : about 50
Suomi M/31 : 150
Thompson 1921/1928 : 3000
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David Lehmann wrote:Hello,
Field artillery (75mm, 105mm C and 105mm L and 155mm C) mobilized in May 1940:
TOTAL 1: 7,976 guns mobilized
Heavy artillery mobilized in May 1940:
TOTAL 2: 3,720 guns mobilized
Rail road artillery mobilized in May 1940:
TOTAL 3: 100 guns
TOTAL 1+2+3: 11,796 guns/howitzers/mortars mobilized
Very interesting info but I have a pair of questions. All this numbers concerning all French Army (incl. Alpian front, Levant, North Africa) or only North-East front? And fortress units' artillery is included?
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Which is the different between the 75mm and 105mm Schneider Mle1919 and the Mle 1928 mountain guns?
Which was the model used by Paraguay in the Chaco War? Mle 1919 or Mle 1928??
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Here are links to pictures of the 75 and 105 Mle 1919 & 1928 for comparison. A noticeable difference between Mle 1919 and Mle 1928 in both cases (75 & 105) is the absence of mudguards above the wheels. The shield is also significantly different.
The 75 mm guns have a reduced diameter of the front half part of barrel while the 105s have a straighter barrel.
75 mm Mle 1919
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... a&start=15)
75 mm Mle 1928:
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 5&t=109055
105 mm Mle 1919:
http://www.rojoyazul.net/militaris/arma ... eider10511
105 mm Mle 1928:
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic. ... 5&t=144817
I hope this helps.