Danish soldiers with a 20mm Madsen light machine gun at a crossroads in Åbenrå, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940

Caption   Danish soldiers with a 20mm Madsen light machine gun at a crossroads in Åbenrå, Denmark, 9 Apr 1940 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 25 Mar 2009

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Boris says:
3 Jul 2009 09:58:58 AM

20mm Madsen machine gun simply can not be light, it is heavy MG or even automatic cannone....
2. Viktor says:
23 Oct 2009 08:13:22 AM

It's a Madsen 20mm Auto-cannon.
3. KARL says:
10 Apr 2016 02:18:19 AM

The Madsen light machine gun was made from 1902 until the mid 60's in any military rifle caliber between 6.5 an 8 mm. There was also the Madsen 20 mm and 23 mm anti-aircraft cannons. Which were also mounted like cannons. The 20 mm machine cannons of the Danish Army were responsible for knocking out eleven armoured cars and two Panzer I's during the German invasion before the order to surrender came through. Sources Wikipeda and World guns

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