BAR Comparison: M1918 vs M1918A2

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BAR Comparison: M1918 vs M1918A2

Post by koimaster » November 7th 2020, 11:14pm

I was doing some reading up on the BAR, and some shooting with a semiauto Ohio Ordnance Works A3 model BAR recently, in addition to the recent 2-gun match we did with it. I got particularly interested in the improvements made between the original WWI version and the A2 version that was so heavily used in WWII and Korea. Pretty much every discussion of the BAR today is based on the A2, because there is nobody left alive who actually used the original M1918 in combat (with the exception of a few WWII vets who got unmodified WWI era guns). ... s-m1918a2/


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