Machine guns in WWII
A machine gun is an automatic weapon using small arms ammunition for rapid, continuous
Two .30 caliber light machine guns were part of each weapons platoon. Eight heavy
machine guns were part of each heavy weapons platoon.
On Combat!, the squad carries the .30 caliber machine gun into battle in a few
episodes ("Point of View",
"Hills are for Heroes"). Machine guns are operated by a crew of soldiers.
Types of Machine Guns: