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MALCOLM W. BROWNE:
Saigon AP Bureau Handbook


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XX. SOME COMMON WEAPONS

Artillery -- 75-, 105- and 155-millimeter howitzers; 40-millimeter anti-aircraft guns; 60- and 81-millimeter and 4.2-inch mortars; 57-millimeter recoilless rifles (if Chinese, called "SKE".)

Machineguns -- .50 and .30-caliber American machineguns (Browning) and French .30-calibers (MAT); on helicopters, M60 Nato machineguns.

Rifles -- M-1 garand (American); MAT (French); M14 (American).

Carbines -- M-1 and M-2 (American).

Sub machineguns -- Thompson .45-caliber (American); .45-caliber "grease gun" (American); FII (Belgian); Swedish "K".


Courtesy Malcolm W. Browne.

Photo: Horst Faas, Mal Browne and Peter Arnett in the Saigon AP office. Photo credit: Peter Arnett collection Reporter's Notebook
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