5 tonnes, Deborah had a top speed of 4mph and was armed with six Lewis guns
5 tonnes, she had a top speed of four miles an hour and was armed with six Lewis guns
303 Lewis Guns
in storage when they adopted the soon-to-be-famous BREN Gun in 1938.
Anti-aircraft, Lewis guns
, and we with our rifles, were all popping at him, but firing ceased when we saw one of our own planes had appeared on the scene and was chasing him for all he was worth and rattling away at him with his Lewis gun
By 1917, 40,000 Lewis Guns
were in service with the British, French, Italian and Russian armies.
The Type 92 has a cocking handle on the left side only, while BSA Lewis guns
have provision to install the retracting handle on either side.
He and another man moved forward their Lewis guns
and attacked an enemy machine gun, which was holding up their platoon.
As the war progressed, units generally got smaller but more heavily armed as they acquired specialist weapons such as Lewis Guns
and Stokes Mortars.
The Lewis guns
were to be deployed to protect against counter-attacks and cover the withdrawal.
Two Lewis guns
were mounted at the front and were capable of being pivoted up and down.
Anyway, you can apply to the present day the principles that we used, using machine guns as well as Lewis guns
to cover the perimeter with interlocking fire, and then with a little loosely thrown wire or other obstacles to give the automatics time to get into action, a few trip flares, your Very lights, and alert inlying piquets in the front-line trenches, infantry should hold and extended perimeter far more safely than ours could.
But this ship was also an unsung war hero and earned her battle honours by being the first merchantman to shoot down enemy aircraft when its Lewis guns
downed two Nazi bombers in August 1940 off Scotland.