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Omaha beach MK5 gun graduation found

Article about: This was found in a field next to Saint Laurent Sur Mere in Normandy just in front of the Omaha beach.4 inch QF gun MK5

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    This was found in a field next to Saint Laurent Sur Mere in Normandy just in front of the Omaha beach.4 inch QF gun MK5
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    Does anyone has pictures of this on the gun to show me.

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    Interesting as it is British.

    Wikipedia has a pic.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Quote by Adrian Stevenson View Post
    Interesting as it is British.

    Wikipedia has a pic.

    Cheers, Ade.
    Thank you I just look at it.Very strange it is a naval gun from a gun ship and British I found it in land in a US sector abour 1 mile from Omaha beach.Strange place to find this.

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    I should have guess Devonport was in England.
    Still a interesting piece of D-day history .
    Still not sure if it came from a ship or used other way.
    chris

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    Thank you Adrian.
    chris

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    Early 1937 date, could it possibly have been from a captured gun and put to use by the Germans early in the war?

    Cheers
    Harry

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    Quote by Harry Davey View Post
    Early 1937 date, could it possibly have been from a captured gun and put to use by the Germans early in the war?

    Cheers
    Harry
    I did not think about that.
    could well be.
    chris

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