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Post Info TOPIC: US Machinegun handbooks, Chauchat, Bar etc


Legend

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Hi all At the moment just these three...

Provisional Instruction on the Automatic Rifle, Model 1915

http://www.archive.org/details/provisionalinst00deptgoog

In the left hand panel click on all files HTTP, click on the pdf file this will download the manual.
I recommend you use the free Foxit PDF reader.

An extensive manaul on the BAR 1918 fully illustrated...

http://www.archive.org/details/automaticriflebr00unit

Technical training handbook of the Browning automatic rifle model of 1918

http://www.archive.org/details/technicaltrainin00infarich

manual confirms marching fire for the BAR

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"The durability of the mechanism of the Chauchat automatic rifle has been questioned. Experience has proved that this objection is not well founded, if care is taken not to remove the rifle from its case until the moment for its use. Mud is one of its principal enemies. "

from note pg 13 here pdf Supplement to instructions (provisional) issued January 8, 1916, on the offensive of small units.

http://cgsc.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/p4013coll9&CISOPTR=259&CISOBOX=1&REC=2



-- Edited by Ironsides on Sunday 16th of January 2011 04:25:37 PM

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Right on-this helped me sort thnigs right out.

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You've got it in one. Couldn't have put it beettr.

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