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#1 55rab

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:01 PM

I recently visited a gun vault in one of the major WWII battle areas of Europe. Here are a few pics for you gun guys.

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:02 PM

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:03 PM

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:04 PM

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:05 PM

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 02:05 PM

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#7 Wolfhounds

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 06:11 PM

That is a nice arsonal, are those STG 44's in the top pic? Just think if the Kraut's had those in mass quantity later in the war?

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 08:05 PM

Maybe they are just keeping them handy for the next one!

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Posted 18 July 2009 - 09:21 PM

verrrrry nice! :thumbsup: Where was this? Somewhere in Belgium? They've even got a lot of nice looking FN49s. (amongst other goodies)
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Posted 20 July 2009 - 06:59 AM

Looks like the collection at the National Museum of Military History in Diekirch, Luxembourg.

My buddy sent me some pics when he visited. They also have racks of MG52s, M1917 watercooled MGs, 1919s, FALs, grease guns etc.

Looks like a cool place.

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Posted 20 July 2009 - 07:12 AM

Looks like the collection at the National Museum of Military History in Diekirch, Luxembourg.

My buddy sent me some pics when he visited. They also have racks of MG52s, M1917 watercooled MGs, 1919s, FALs, grease guns etc.

Looks like a cool place.



hey what type of rifle are those in the 3rd Pic?? at first glace they looked like Garands but they look like they have a round charging handle.

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Posted 20 July 2009 - 10:35 AM

hey what type of rifle are those in the 3rd Pic?? at first glace they looked like Garands but they look like they have a round charging handle.

Mike

Those are FN-49s. Manufactured in Belgium. Luxembourg had something like 5000 of them (could be wrong on that). Chambered for .30-06 and a very nice shooting rifle.

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Posted 31 July 2009 - 06:13 AM

A description of "gun vault in one of the major battle areas in Europe" doesn't help put this collection into persepctive for us readers. Is this a museum or some rich guys collection??? :think:

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:51 AM

I like this private collection in the states, this is just 1 closet of a large basement......

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Posted 26 August 2009 - 10:51 AM

I like this private collection in the states, this is just 1 closet of a large basement......

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