I’ve discussed the much-maligned CSRG machine rifle (the Chauchat) previously – it was not the utter disaster that common knowledge would lead you to believe. You won’t find much literature on the Chauchat, but fortunately […]
The Remington Rolling Block, introduced in 1866, was one of the most prolific single shot military rifles in the world. The combination of aggressive marketing, low cost, and an excellent design led to Remington selling […]
In 1915, the French Darne company – best known for sporting shotguns – entered the military market with a contract to manufacture Lewis guns for the French Army. Apparently some of the folks at Darne […]
A ‘posed’ picture…The gendarmes are somewhat amused; the US Lt is a REMF; the British (?) soldier is not even slightly concerned; everyone is too clean for combat conditions…Strictly for entertainment value…
If I was a German sniper (or even a soldat) that Lt would stand out in my sights like a searchlight…
Well, the Eltee in the back is right to point his 45 at the Frog, even though the latter seems to be handling the Sten for the first time in his life, and blissfully oblivious to the sad fact that his Sten would not fire with these manicured fingers in the way of the bolt handle… But anyway, he makes a nice and stylish shield to crouch behind.
Dude looks like he’s right outta central casting….Both have their fingers wrapped around the triggers – in the fashion of the day…they’re both SUPREMELY confidant (well…mebbe the LT looks a bit skeered – he’s an LT afterall – and as you said, an REMF) – the Bosche are on the run, The Americans are in the city, and it’s time for REVENGE!!! Look!! Ze Camera!! We pose for ze camera!!! The French are great poseurs!!!