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Dec 31

Lewis Automatic Machine Gun

A quick overview and slow motion footage of a WWI-era Lewis Automatic Machine Gun in .303 British. Lewis Automatic Machine Gun (Lewis Gun) Specs: Cartridge: .303 British .30-06 Springfield 7.92×57mm Mauser Action: Gas-operated Rate of Fire: 500–600 rounds/min Muzzle Velocity: 2,440 feet per second (740 m/s) Effective Firing Range: 880 yards (800 m) Maximum Firing Range: …

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