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Message started by Culpeper on Nov 21st, 2019 at 1:02am

Title: Re: Savages at the Gates
Post by King carp on Nov 21st, 2019 at 11:34pm
Our troops could have been armed with the Lewis light machinegun. But thanks to in fighting at the procurement level we ended up with a makeshift untested conversion that was wrought with problems. The Lewis was eight pounds heavier than the sho-sho but worked. It was found still being used during the Korean war by the commies. Probably the first machinegun in a  U.S. airplane too.
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