German machine gun nest, North Africa, circa 1941-1943

Caption   German machine gun nest, North Africa, circa 1941-1943 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 28 Jun 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
18 May 2009 06:12:07 PM

Two Afrika Korps soldiers with an Maschinengewehr MG 34 general-purpose machine-gun. Photograph shows the weapon in the heavy machine-gun role, on a Lafette 34 tripod, weapon also mounts indirect-fire sight. Calibre 7.92mm, rate of fire 800-900rpm, magazine capacity 50 or 75 round drum, or 300 rounds belt, range 1,312 yds.

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