The machine gun. This magnificent weapon became the primary squad automatic weapon with a cyclic rate of over 500 rounds per minute. Patterned after the infamous German of WWII, the "Pig" was used in a variety of roles during the Vietnam war.
The forward observer of Charlie Company, Bn Inf, Light Infantry Brigade, Joseph T. Turner leads the way through rocky ground in the jungles 30 miles northeast of Xuan Loc. The Charlie company “Warriors” were on a sweep operation of.