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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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Because of that, GIs have been blowing the top covers off of BMGs (Browning Machine Guns) for almost 100 years, up to and including the current combat in Afghanistan (where the .50 caliber M2 HB is deployed off of armored vehicles).
Everything still works, except of course the Browning machine guns.
Tertiary weapon: Browning machine guns (.30-caliber) mounted coaxially in the turret and in the bow machine gun port and a Browning M2 antiaircraft machine gun (.50-caliber)
All recoil-operated Browning machine guns owe their basic design to the M1917.
The Model 1919 series of Browning machine guns are the air-cooled derivatives of the Model 1917 watercooled, caliber .30-'06, medium machine gun, all of which arrived too late to see extensive service during World War I.
At the time of the Battle of Britain all Spitfires were armed with eight Browning machine guns. These were made by BSA, mostly in Small Heath.
The Irish Defence Forces said the six Browning machine guns and 1,000 rounds of ammunition were discovered by a team from Queens University Belfast and were removed by bomb disposal experts.
Platoon Sergeant Mitchell Paige's men had their rifles, four 30-caliber Browning machine guns, and a very tough boss.
There were also a small number of Browning machine guns on site, as a defence against low-flying aircraft.
When it struck my four Browning machine guns it streaked to the end of the flash eliminators and surged off like flames from a gas jet.
B-24 Liberator, and B-26 Marauder, gunners were challenged to defend the heavy bombers armed with .50-caliber Browning machine guns.