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22 rifles from ww2 found at school in Denmark.

Article about: Hi, Yesterday, 22 rifles was found during construction work(sewer) at school in Denmark. The rifles were found in the deept of 1,5meters. During ww2, the school were used for housing german

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    I have heard that the german army captured many Brenguns at Dunkirk.
    ...perhaps this is one of them?


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    I can say with 100% certainty that it is a Bren Mk2, I've got at least 80 in the collection of all variations and nationalities and only the Mk2 looks like that. It could be a 7.92mm Bren Mk1 which uses the Mk2 body as these were dropped to the resistance however many more normal .303 guns were dropped.

    It also can't be a Dunkirk capture as the only Brens in existence in 1940 were the Czech .303 Brens and Enfield .303 Double Dovetail guns. The Mk2 came into existence as a result of the requirement for simplified Bren production.

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    And it started out as such a simple question........

    great detective work everyone
    "Please", Thank You" and proper manners appreciated

    My greatest fear is that one day I will die and my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them

    "Don't tell me these are investments if you never intend to sell anything" (Quote: Wife)

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