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I am researching my Grandfathers military carreer and found this old photograph. I am not sure what rifle they are carrying? To me it looks like it maybe a P14 which seems a little bizzarre as this pic is from WW2.

However my grandfather underwent a period of retraining (June 1944) in the middle east (Palestine I believe) when they disbanded his artillery regiment and restocked depleted infantry regiments , so it maybe during his retraining that they used the older rifles?

Do people agree it is a P14 or am I wrong about that?

Any help appreciated

Rich

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It is a P14 the P17 is identicle, only difference is the type of amunition used.

Lorenzo

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I am researching my Grandfathers military carreer and found this old photograph. I am not sure what rifle they are carrying? To me it looks like it maybe a P14 which seems a little bizzarre as this pic is from WW2.

However my grandfather underwent a period of retraining (June 1944) in the middle east (Palestine I believe) when they disbanded his artillery regiment and restocked depleted infantry regiments , so it maybe during his retraining that they used the older rifles?

Do people agree it is a P14 or am I wrong about that?

Any help appreciated

Rich

This is a very nice photo:

Thank you for sharing

Lorenzo

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