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Kijirō Nambu (Died)

May 1

Kijirō Nambu Sept 22, 1869 – May 1, 1949 (80) 1902 nnnthe "John Browning of Japan" 1914 Type 3 Heavy Machine Gun 1922 Type 11 Light Machine Gun in 1927 Nambu Arms Manufacturing Company in Tokyo

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Browning BAR Adopted by U.S. Army

May 1

Browning BAR adopted by U.S. Army Feb 27, 1917 Adopted by the U.S. Army as the "Model 1918" - or M1918. “On May 1, 1917, the Secretary of War convened an ordnance panel to test and recommend for adoption a light machine gun … Continue reading

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Silver Star Service Banner Day

May 1 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

A day set aside to honor our wounded, ill and dying military personnel by participating in flying a Silver Star Banner

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Calamity Jane (51) Born

May 1 @ 12:00 am UTC+0

Calamity JaneMay 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903 American frontierswoman and professional scout and acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok #RealGuns #CowboyGuns #GunHistory https://www.instagram.com/p/BTlCvKRAJGS/?taken-by=gunwebsites

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