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Chunky
01-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Hi

Can anyone tell me the name of this machine-gun?.

6912 is.

Chunky

Nickdfresh
01-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Hi

Can anyone tell me the name of this machine-gun?.

6912 is.

Chunky

It looks like a German MG34 on an antiaircraft (naval?) mount. Just a guess...

Nickdfresh
01-24-2014, 05:49 PM
http://www.dawnmonksillustrations.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/P5090031-768x1024.jpg

http://www.dawnmonksillustrations.co.uk/whats-happening-now-blog/battery-lothringen-german-ww2-command-bunker/

It could have also been an Atlantic Wall fortification mount...

Chunky
01-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Hi Nickdfresh

Thank you for the information, great link, the photo was taken in the Dunkirk Museum. France.

Chunky

Nickdfresh
01-25-2014, 12:47 PM
You're welcome. The above site I listed was for a rather undisturbed (read relatively unbombed and shelled by the Allies) on Jersey. There were some nice finds on the Channel Islands I understand, there was even a French CharB in near mint condition the Germans appropriated as a "beutepanzer" on one of them, forget which...

Chunky
01-25-2014, 02:24 PM
Trouble with me taken the photos at the Dunkirk Museum is, I did not put down the details, or take a photo of, what I had taken, we had just driven from Bray Dunes, which is only a short distance away, but the Museum was still a hard one to find, due to having to drive through the City, even with the sat-nav, which the good old French law, as banned, if you have a speed camera warning fitted