Machine gun post manned by men of 1st Battalion, 157th Regiment, US 45th Division near Bastogne, Belgium, 10 Dec 1944; note M1919 Browning machine gun

Caption   Machine gun post manned by men of 1st Battalion, 157th Regiment, US 45th Division near Bastogne, Belgium, 10 Dec 1944; note M1919 Browning machine gun ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps
Identification Code   SC 364301
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 27 Dec 2008

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
17 Sep 2011 09:03:40 AM

Hey Joe, yeah Charlie where yeah going to be next Christmas. Home with my old lady sittin by the fireplace and be thankful. What about you Charlie. Me I'll sleep for twenty years. OLD SOLDIERS: Whom ever you men were, I hope you survived WWII and lived long peaceful lives.
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
28 Jun 2012 01:31:45 PM

DID YOU KNOW: American actor Neville Brand fought at the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. Received the Silver Star for valor, Purple Heart, (CIB) Combat Infantryman's Badge among his other decorations. Received an Honorable Discharge in 1945 after recovering from his wounds. Later went on to play heavies and supporting roles in TV and Film.
3. Anonymous says:
29 Apr 2016 08:40:08 PM

Thank you, my Grandpa. Your purple heart is here but you.. are not. One of a whole, Battle of the Bulge.
4. Christopher says:
10 Dec 2017 01:49:42 PM

Does anyone know my great uncle fausto noce world war two survivors battan death March 1308 days as a pow
5. Anonymous says:
11 Dec 2017 04:58:14 AM

Interesting, never have seen a M1919A4 referred to as a "heavy" machine gun, most references classify it as either a light or medium MG.
6. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
11 Dec 2017 08:59:16 AM

To anonymous of 11 Dec 2017: We have corrected the caption, thanks!

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