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Aircraft mounted Lewis Gun	.303 British	47 97	1914–1953	Lewis Gun	Royal Air Force

Aircraft mounted Lewis Gun .303 British 47 97 1914–1953 Lewis Gun Royal Air Force

Lewis Automatic Rifle. 1911, invented by US Army Colonel Isaac Newton Lewis. Production: 1913 to 1942. In use: 1914 through 1953. Manufactured by the Birmingham Small Arms Company. (England) This weapon was highly regarded by  the Belgium and British military establishments. Chamber for cartridges: .303 British. .30-06 Springfield. 7.92×57mm Mauser. ROF: 500-600 rpm. Muzzle Velocity: 2440 fps

Lewis gun (circa don't know how they shot this thing, it weighs a…

Lewis machine gun and U.S. Marine. The Lewis gun was made primarily for British troops in WW1 in .303. It weighed about 12KG  and was more portable than other machine guns.

Lewis machine gun and U. The Lewis gun was made primarily for British troops in in It weighed about and was more portable than other machine guns.

Machine gun, "Lewis" (machine gun, year, "Lewis", box, holder, shutter, shop)

Machine gun, "Lewis" was developed in the United States, Samuel Mack Maple, with the participation of Lieutenant Colonel Lissack.

Non-Firing Solid Frame Savage Produced Mark I "Lewis" Display Machine Gun

Non-Firing Solid Frame Savage Produced Mark I "Lewis" Display Machine Gun

Lewis guns .303-inch (or Lewis automatic machine gun or Lewis automatic rifle).  The Lewis Gun is a First World War-era light machine gun of American design that was perfected and widely used by the British Empire.  It was first used in combat in the First World War, and continued in service with a number of armed forces through to the end of the Korean War.  It has a wide tubular cooling shroud around the barrel, often omitted in when used on aircraft, and a top-mounted drum-pan magazine.

Lewis guns .303-inch (or Lewis automatic machine gun or Lewis automatic rifle). The Lewis Gun is a First World War-era light machine gun of American design that was perfected and widely used by the British Empire. It was first used in combat in the First World War, and continued in service with a number of armed forces through to the end of the Korean War. It has a wide tubular cooling shroud around the barrel, often omitted in when used on aircraft, and a top-mounted drum-pan magazine.

Lewis Gunner, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, 4th Div.1918. The Lewis Gun was the first succesful Light Machine Gun : though "light" was a relative term. It's adoption in 1915 transformed squad tactics : in fact might be said to have invented the modern Infantry squad , normally around ten men , including a Light Machine gun. Oddly enough , the despite being an American-designed weapon , the US forces never adopted it , but the British seized on it with relish, and it was manufactured to use…

Companeros, Inspired by Andy, Im starting this link for ALL members to post their own WWI figs Here are a few of fine: 'The Battle of Cambrai&quo

Dutch-made Lewis M1940 light machine gun, caliber 6.5x53R, with 97-round magazine.

Dutch-made Lewis light machine gun, caliber with magazine.

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