Browning M1919A4
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United States Armed Forces

Technical Data
Type Weapon:

Medium Machine Gun

Ammunition Type:
  • .30-06 Springfield
  • 7.62x51mm NATO
  • .303 British
  • 6.5x55mm
  • 7.92x57mm Mauser
  • 7.62x54mmR
  • 8x63mm Patron M/32
  • 7.65x53mm Argentine
  • 7.5x54mm French
  • Magazine Capacity:

    250 Round Belt

    The Browning M1919A4 is a medium machine gun developed by John Browning in 1919; a year after World War 1. The weapon served the United States Armed Forces during World War 2 and was said to be one of the best machine guns of the war. It was designed to be the first air cooled machine gun designed by Browning; who earlier, designed his machine guns with water cooling barrels. It fires various rounds of ammunition such as the .30-06 Springfield, .303 British, 6.5x55mm, 7.62x51mm NATO, 7.62x54mmR, 7.92x57mm Mauser, 8x63mm Patron M/32, 7.65x53mm Argentine and 7.5x54mm French. The weapon has a 250 round belt which is fed through the machine gun on full automatic fire.

    Saving Private RyanEdit

    The Browning M1919A4 was used by various troops of the US Army; such as their final battle against the Nazis. 2 Brownings were seen, one was in the bell tower; the other was hidden in a building; ready to ambush the Germans. They were used by Corporal Henderson, Private Mellish, and Private Parker.

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