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Bren gun mk1 relics off Dynamo May/June 1940

Article about: Dear friends hello. Here are some relics of the "Operation Dynamo", lost by the BEF on the beach of the Dunkerque, in May / June, 1940 during the Operation Dynamo Extra standard(ba

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    Default Bren gun mk1 relics off Dynamo May/June 1940

    Dear friends hello.

    Here are some relics of the "Operation Dynamo", lost by the BEF on the beach of the Dunkerque, in May / June, 1940 during the Operation Dynamo
    Extra standard(barrel) in it's shell of solidified mud
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    Reciever / breech completely uncovered
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    Other bren, partially uncovered of time and thrown (cast) into the sea.(Excavation from 2007)
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    Bren, suit, found in search (excavation) by a friend, approximately 10 years ago
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    Identical, after restoration and neutralization (de-activation).
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    Other Bren, in magnificent state of preservation (conservation), after a stay of 50 years in the sea water, during its discovery.
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    Identical after restoration and neutralization. Some pieces which were damaged were replaced, for its complette restoration.
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    Heavy sustained fire tripod
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    amitier johann

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    Wow, theres nothing like seeing a weapon recovered from the field of battle and restored. Amazing finds

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    Fantastic job of restoration!!!!

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    Excellent restoration !!!!

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    Hi

    Great restoration!

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    amazing restoration!

    how do you go about it if you dont mind me asking?

    regards Mad.ideas

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    Cool post!

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    brilliant restorations on a relativly rare gun

    tom

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    bonjour

    je vous remerci pour vos commentaires

    amitié,johann

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    Great finds and superb restorations Johann - thanks for posting. Have you found many Lee Enfields?

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