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a submachine gun operated by gas pressure

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One task was to harass the enemy by firing a few bursts from the Bren light machine gun at irregular intervals during the night.
One of the most praised World War II-era guns is the British Bren light machine gun. For those wanting more in-depth information on it, I recommend Peter Kokalis' fine article that can be found in the SGN Treasury No.
In the 1970s, the British armed forces were looking for a cartridge that would be chambered in two new firearms being introduced to replace the 9mm Sterling submachine gun, the 7.62 self-loading rifle and the 7.62 Bren light machine gun.
Caption: Soldiers of the Princess Irene Brigade in a Bren Gun carrier with--what else?--a Bren light machine gun.
The SAS provided the Frihedskaempere with Sten machine carbines, Lee-Enfield rifles and Bren light machine guns along with American M1 Carbines and Model 1917 rifles.
Caption: This group of well-armed Italian partisans has M3A1 and Beretta M1938 submachine guns, German Maschinengewehre 42, Bredea Modello 30 and British Bren light machine guns.
gained a contract to make BREN light machine guns for both Great Britain and Canada.
4 Lee-Enfield and Pattern 14 rifles, Sten Machine Carbines, Bren Light Machine Guns and various .380 revolvers.
III* Lee-Enfield rifle, Bren light machine guns and limited numbers of Thompson submachine guns.
Caption: Soldiers of the 11th Czechoslovak Infantry Battalion, equipped with British Bren light machine guns, keep overwatch during the siege of Tobruk in 1941.