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US Marine M2 Browning machine gun crew, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1943-1944Armorers loading belts of .50 caliber ammunition into the four ammo trays in one wingtip of a P-47 thunderbolt, date and location unknown.Four Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns mounted in staggered positions in the wing of a P-47 Thunderbolt, date and location unknown.Weary US Marines taking a cigarette break, Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, early Feb 1944; note 37mm anti-tank gun and Browning M2 machine gun
US Marine M2 Browning machine gun crew, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, 1943-1944Armorers loading belts of .50 caliber ammunition into the four ammo trays in one wingtip of a P-47 thunderbolt, date and location unknown.Four Browning M2 .50 caliber machine guns mounted in staggered positions in the wing of a P-47 Thunderbolt, date and location unknown.Weary US Marines taking a cigarette break, Namur, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, early Feb 1944; note 37mm anti-tank gun and Browning M2 machine gun
US Army troops off the Kwajalein invasion beach, Marshall Islands, 1 Feb 1944Armorer cleaning the bore of a 75mm cannon mounted in a B-25G Mitchell bomber of the 820th Bomb Squadron, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands; Mar-Apr 1944The helm of PT-295, a Higgins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, 1944. Note the mast in the lowered position, two twin Browning .50 caliber machine gun mounts, and a 20mm Oerlikon gun forward.US Army combat photographer Staff Sergeant Andrew Yusko, Jr. posing with a M2 0.50 caliber machine gun aboard a B-24 Liberator bomber in Australia, 8 Jul 1944
US Army troops off the Kwajalein invasion beach, Marshall Islands, 1 Feb 1944Armorer cleaning the bore of a 75mm cannon mounted in a B-25G Mitchell bomber of the 820th Bomb Squadron, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands; Mar-Apr 1944The helm of PT-295, a Higgins 78-foot motor torpedo boat, 1944. Note the mast in the lowered position, two twin Browning .50 caliber machine gun mounts, and a 20mm Oerlikon gun forward.US Army combat photographer Staff Sergeant Andrew Yusko, Jr. posing with a M2 0.50 caliber machine gun aboard a B-24 Liberator bomber in Australia, 8 Jul 1944
US Navy officers train in ordnance maintenance at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 12, 1944. In this case, they are installing a Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun into the right wing of an F4U Corsair fighter.Armorers SSgt George Townsend and Sgt George Barker make ready the dorsal quad Browning .50 caliber machine guns of a P-61 Black Widow night fighter, Saipan, 19 Jul 1944.M8 Greyhound armored car passing under the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France, Aug 1944American soldiers with Browning M2HB machine gun in a town in Normandy, France, 1944
US Navy officers train in ordnance maintenance at Jacksonville, Florida, United States, Jul 12, 1944. In this case, they are installing a Browning M2 .50 caliber machine gun into the right wing of an F4U Corsair fighter.Armorers SSgt George Townsend and Sgt George Barker make ready the dorsal quad Browning .50 caliber machine guns of a P-61 Black Widow night fighter, Saipan, 19 Jul 1944.M8 Greyhound armored car passing under the Arc de Triomphe, Paris, France, Aug 1944American soldiers with Browning M2HB machine gun in a town in Normandy, France, 1944
US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944Ordinancemen load .50 caliber ammunition into the wing mounts of an F6F Hellcat while the wings are folded aboard the USS Enterprise southeast of Okinawa, 10 Oct 1944.General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (MTBRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.PT-131 between PT-152 and PT-130, all Eclo 80-foot Motor Torpedo Boats of MTBRon-7, alongside tender USS Wachapreague in Liloan Bay, Philippines preparing to patrol the Surigao Strait, 24 Oct 1944.
US Marines fighting on Peleliu, Palau Islands, 1944Ordinancemen load .50 caliber ammunition into the wing mounts of an F6F Hellcat while the wings are folded aboard the USS Enterprise southeast of Okinawa, 10 Oct 1944.General Douglas MacArthur traveling by PT-Boat across Leyte Gulf off Tacloban, Philippines aboard PT-525, an Elco 80-foot PT-Boat of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 36 (MTBRon-36), 24 Oct 1944.PT-131 between PT-152 and PT-130, all Eclo 80-foot Motor Torpedo Boats of MTBRon-7, alongside tender USS Wachapreague in Liloan Bay, Philippines preparing to patrol the Surigao Strait, 24 Oct 1944.
PT-370 of MTB Squadron 18 on patrol in the Philippines, circa Nov 1944. PT-370 was a 70-foot Canadian boat and only four such boats were built. All four were outfitted as Elco 80s despite being 10 feet shorter.US Army anti-tank infantry searching for the position of a German machine gun that had fired on their vehicle, the Netherlands, 4 Nov 1944PT-196, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 12 (MTBRon 12) astern of PT Boat tender USS Wachapreague, Philippines, late 1944. Note the name “Purple Shaft” just below the windscreen.M20 armored car, date unknown
PT-370 of MTB Squadron 18 on patrol in the Philippines, circa Nov 1944. PT-370 was a 70-foot Canadian boat and only four such boats were built. All four were outfitted as Elco 80s despite being 10 feet shorter.US Army anti-tank infantry searching for the position of a German machine gun that had fired on their vehicle, the Netherlands, 4 Nov 1944PT-196, an Elco 80-footer of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron 12 (MTBRon 12) astern of PT Boat tender USS Wachapreague, Philippines, late 1944. Note the name “Purple Shaft” just below the windscreen.M20 armored car, date unknown

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