doyler Posted July 7, 2022 Share #426 Posted July 7, 2022 “Lt. Col. Ward R. Betz, head of the 100th Infantry Division Chemical Warfare Section and Sgt. William C. French, inspect a new type German flamethrower captured by the 398th Infantry Regiment. It is simple, efficient, and easy to manufacturer. It is operated by single lever on barrel. Ignition is accomplished by the firing of a blank cartridge. Chemical Warfare Section, 100th Infantry Division, 7th Army. Butten Area, France. March 1, 1945. Photographed by T/5 Francis E. Lane, 163rd Signal Photographic Company”: (from menofthe100th web page) Lt.Col Betz wearing Camo painted helmet with rank, jump boots and a 45 in shoulder holster. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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