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Old October 24, 2000, 06:43 AM   #2
Dave McC
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Elmer Keith mentions checking a variety of shotguns as an ordnance employee during WWII and sending them to Europe.Stevens, and Winchester pumps seemed to be common ones, and Browning A-5s and the Remington 11, their clone. Most were used for guard duty,prisoner escorts, etc, rather than used in line units.

The Pacific theater saw more use of shotguns in the jungle,for obvious reasons.

The battered short bbled Model 97 Winchester pump that was part of our crew equipment during the late unpleasantness in SEA, 1970, possibly had not been back to the states since Guadacanal. It looked it, but worked fine....
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