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Re: MG id

Post by Poot » 10 Dec 2018 18:15

That would be a good photo for the 'Germans with captured firearms' thread.

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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 10 Dec 2018 20:36

Hisname wrote
Dutch Lewis M1920 light machine gun, caliber 6.5x53R, with 97-round magazine.
Thanks for your help, Hisname

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Re: MG id

Post by Juha Tompuri » 10 Dec 2018 21:08

peeved wrote:
28 Sep 2018 20:56
The jacket holes in the centre gun seem circular; Optical illusion?
Yep:
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Re: MG id

Post by Hisname » 11 Dec 2018 16:19

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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 28 Apr 2019 22:41

Hi all,

Is this a Vickers K machinegun ? :?

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Re: MG id

Post by von thoma » 28 Apr 2019 23:35

Hello Sturm78 ;

This .303 Vickers ‘K’ was a camera gun version used solely for training

Fleet Air Arm gunners are targeting in this shot a Spitfire ! Watch out RAF !
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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 14 May 2019 20:11

von thoma wrote
This .303 Vickers ‘K’ was a camera gun version used solely for training

Fleet Air Arm gunners are targeting in this shot a Spitfire ! Watch out RAF !
Thank you very much for your help, von thoma... :wink:

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Re: MG id

Post by T. A. Gardner » 25 May 2019 18:40

von thoma wrote:
28 Apr 2019 23:35
Hello Sturm78 ;

This .303 Vickers ‘K’ was a camera gun version used solely for training

Fleet Air Arm gunners are targeting in this shot a Spitfire ! Watch out RAF !
Interservice rivalry no doubt... :D

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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 18 Mar 2021 15:04

Hi all,

According to photo caption a Belgian aerial twin machine gun ?
Can somebody identify the exact model ? FN ?? Caliber ??

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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 27 Mar 2021 14:08

Nobody for my last image ?

Well, here another image from BNE archive
I am not sure about this aerial machine gun: 7.7mm Vickers K or 7.62mm Degtyarev-Aviacionny DA ?? :?

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Re: MG id

Post by Grzesio » 29 Mar 2021 18:39

It is Vickers K.

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Re: MG id

Post by Sturm78 » 29 Mar 2021 20:55

Grzesio wrote
It is Vickers K
Thanks, Grzesio :wink:
Any idea about my previous image ?

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