The Lewis Gun- WW1 Era – Live Fire

First World War–era light machine gun

The Lewis gun is a First World War–era light machine gun. Designed privately in America but not adopted, the design was finalised and mass-produced in the United Kingdom, and widely used by troops of the British Empire during the war. It had a distinctive barrel cooling shroud and top-mounted pan magazine.

Barrel length: 26.5 inches (670 mm)
Effective firing range: 880 yards (800 m)
Maximum firing range: 3,500 yards (3,200 m)
Rate of fire: 500–600 rounds/min
Designed: 1911
In service: 1914–1953
Feed system: 47- or 97-round pan magazine
Credit to : C&Rsenal

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