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M1922 machine gun
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Two Chinese soldiers were using a Hotchkiss M1922 machine gun
Type Light machine gun
Place of origin  France
Service history
Used by See Users
Production history
Manufacturer Hotchkiss et Cie
Length 1216 mm
Barrel length 600 mm

Action Gas operated
Rate of fire 450 rounds/minute
Feed system 20 round overhead box magazine, 15-24-30 round stripper feed
Sights Iron

The Hotchkiss M1922 was a light machine gun manufactured by Hotchkiss. It had a regulator that could adjust the rate of fire and was chambered in a wide range of calibres and fed from 20 round overhead magazines or 15-24-30 round strip.

Hotchkiss M1922 was also used by the Chinese Nationalist Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War to fight against the Japanese Imperial Army.


  •  Czechoslovakia
  •  France
  •  Greece
  •  Taiwan
  •  Spain
  •  United Kingdom
  •  North Vietnam: Used by North Vietnam soldiers in the First Indochina War


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