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German (used) weapons for ID


4thGordons
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From another recently acquired set of photographs - this one contains a number of German used mortars, machine guns, grenade launchers  and artillery pieces. Some appear to be captured weapons. While I can generally identify what I am seeing specifics of model types etc are not known to me, any insights would be appreciated. 

The photos date from mid 1916 and were probably taken on the Eastern Front.

 

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The same weapon on a mount?

 

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Rifle Grenade launcher with Gew 98...looks to be fairly intricate and with a sighting system. I have not seen a picture of this type before (but I have not looked too hard!)

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Hello Chris!

1 and 2: french St.Étienne machine gun

3. 7,5cm canon used against balloons

4. german 150mm howitzer M02

5. austrian trench-nortar

6. grenade launcher (probably german)

 

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Thanks Andy,

Here are the last couple

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Hello Chris!

1) german Granatenwerfer 14

2) russian machine gun, maybe a Maxim M10 on "Sokolov" wheeled carriage

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Chris & Andy- Great photos & quick identification.  Chris, I am bringing the GW 16 to the display Saturday.  I will have one of those  c.1914 projectiles in the group.  I have never seen a period photo of one in use.  Great.

Ken

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52 minutes ago, new3.2 said:

Chris & Andy- Great photos & quick identification.  Chris, I am bringing the GW 16 to the display Saturday.  I will have one of those  c.1914 projectiles in the group.  I have never seen a period photo of one in use.  Great.

Ken

Hi Ken

I'll look forward to seeing it - I'll try an make you a print. These pics date from Mar-May 1916

See you at the weekend!

Chris

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I may show some examples of my photo collection:

1) german Gewehrgranate

2 and 3) Hotchkiss St. Étienne MG

 

Gewehrgranate im Schießgestell.jpg

Franz. Beute MG St.Etienne M07, dt. Soldaten Stahlhelm.JPG

Hotchkiss St.Étinne M1907.jpg

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