American airman demonstrates maneuverability of Lewis machine guns installed on De Havilland DH-4 airplane in World War I
United States USA Date:1918 Duration:29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
American airman standing in observer's cockpit of a De Havilland DH-4 aircraft, during World War 1, demonstrates the flexibility of twin Lewis machine guns installed on a Scarff ring. He rotates the twin guns through various angles and elevations as he moves up and down, himself, in the open cockpit. He then turns his attention to a single Lewis gun mounted atop the upper wing. He removes the gun's ammunition cannister and replaces it with another.
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