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Restored Relic MG42

Article about: A well preserved MG42 which came from the Reichswald in a deep pit. With a little restoration it looks quite nice. There was a hole in the breach which would have rendered it inoperable. The

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    A well preserved MG42 which came from the Reichswald in a deep pit. With a little restoration it looks quite nice. There was a hole in the breach which would have rendered it inoperable. The butt, pistol grip and bipod needed replaced. It now sits in a museum where it can be observed by all

    rgds John
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    Nice !!
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    sweet, that's my next one to do
    Cheers
    John


    When you're wounded and left of Afghanistan's plains,
    An' the women come out to cut up what remains,
    Jest roll to your rifle an' blow out your brains,
    An' go to your Gawd like a soldier." - Rudyard Kipling

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    never seen an unrestored mg42

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    I like it two ! Just missed one ....
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Very cool - what a find!

    Rob

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    Shawn Hall
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    Now that is a nice find.

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    I wood do anything for a pice like that ;D
    very nice

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