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Synonyms for Browning

United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)

English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)

English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)

cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill

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Figures taken from the book Rock In A Hard Place, The Browning Automatic Rifle by James L.
While the focus is on his 1911 this year as we celebrate its 100th anniversary, he also designed the Browning Automatic Rifle, the M2.
He was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry in action by placing himself voluntarily in advance of his company and his pinned down platoon, while disregarding continuous and murderous enemy artillery, mortar, small arms fire, and wiping out 8 enemy machine gun nests with his Browning Automatic Rifle over 2 days of battle, May 11-12, 1944, until he was gravely wounded on Hill 316 near Ventosa, Italy.
Gas operation goes back to the pre-World War I Browning Automatic Rifle, the BAR, and the Ml Garand of World War II fame.
The combined daily production of all three manufacturers was 706 and a total of approximately 52,000 Browning Automatic Rifles was delivered from all sources.
During the ceremony, held in Simuay Crossing in Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao, 75 weapons ranging from World War 2 era firearms such as M1 Garands and Browning Automatic Rifles -- to modern assault and sniper rifles as well as a heavy machine-gun and several mortars were turned over to IMT which is led by Turkey and with Brunei and Norway.
The Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) does not fire a three-inch bullet.
The former soldier, who carried a Browning automatic rifle, which he said weighed 21 pounds, 7 ounces, acknowledged the terror of nonstop gunfire in battle.
380 Browning automatic, 21 9mm bullets, two 9mm hollow point bullets and a single .
I was a Browning Automatic Rifleman with the 2nd Infantry Division on one of the many Korean outposts we were fighting on at that time.
For instance, a genuine WWII-era Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) Model 1918A2 that can be legally owned by an individual such as myself usually sells in excess of $20,000.
Likewise, the weapons used by Allied forces include Tommy guns, Browning machineguns, M1 Garands, M2 Carbines and even the 1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle.
According to Hall, Browning's all-time bestseller is probably the Browning Automatic 5 auto-loading shotgun, which was in the Browning product lineup for more than 100 years.
The Browning Automatic Rifle joins others in Osprey's 'Weapon' series to provide a fine history of the Browning's use around the world--particularly during World Wars 1 and II.