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RELAWM24834
ID number RELAWM24834
Title Browning M1921A1 Heavy Machine Gun : Private E Kenna, VC, 2/4 Battalion
Collection Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United States of America
Date made c 1935
On display Main building: World War 2 Gallery: Gallery 4

Description

Browning M1921A1 water cooled heavy machine gun. This weapon is very rusted and is without a lock. The water jacket has been punctured in several places and parts of the recoiling mechanism are missing.


Summary

This gun was captured by Private Kenna at Wirui Mission, New Guinea where he won the Victoria Cross.