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Machine Gun, lMG 08, 7.92 mm, Fixed, Georges Guynemer Trophy
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Steel LMG 08 aircraft machine gun with peforated water jacket with mounting brackets and synchronizer actuator. Missing top and back plates, return spring and cover, and feed block. Wood from aircraft still attached to rear mount.. Dirt from crash embedded in water jacket.
Transferred from the U.S. Air force
D.W.M. (Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken)
Georges Marie Ludovic Jules Guynemer, French, 1894 - 1917