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Great job!! Only Strelets would have made such a unique set....and in such a short space of time. I spent a small fortune on some 20mm metal Goumiers a few years back, but I'll still grab some of these figures.
Machine gun is a Vickers. The big brass thing on the underside of the rear of the gun is the giveaway there. It's the part that holds the gun to the mount and has a wheel and screw mechanism to allow for up and down movement.
This is the Browning machine gun.
Mike Bunkermeister Creek
Unfortunately two errors. The HMG cannot be a Vickers, although you could change it for a M1914 Hotchkiss, used a lot in Italy. And the LMG was always a FM 24/29 never a BAR.
A vert interesting box anyway with lots of uses from Sicily in 1943 to Germany in 1945
Theres a photo allegedly from Cassino showing some Goumiers using a Browning M1919 30cal Mmg...
No idea if its actually Cassino, but they look like Goumiers to me...
So I guess you could replace the Vickers with this if you want...
Goumiers from Marocco....just another type of french foreign legion..
Following the old french tradition; Let the others fight & die.. Its enough to give them our officers... :laughing:
Another Pic showing Goumiers with what looks like (Berthier?) 07-15 M34 Rifles and Mle24-29Lmgs, could easily be mistaken for a BAR, visual difference in 1/72 is the Mag is on the top for the Mle24-29s, both the weapons in the pic use 7.5ammo...
Notice also French ammo pouches: