Model 1917 Enfield Rifle : North Vietnamese Military Forces

Accession Number RELAWM40831
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Physical description Metal, Wood
Place made United States of America
Date made c 1918
Conflict Vietnam, 1962-1975

Model 1917 Enfield bolt action rifle. Receiver stamped U.S. MODEL OF 1917 EDDYSTONE and the serial number. Full wood stock with a single finger groove to each side of the fore arm and missing the top hand guard. Metalwork painted black and the stock black stained.

History / Summary

This weapon was captured in South Vietnam and donated by the Department of Air (No 1 Operational Support Unit). Provenance not recorded.

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