Today in WW II: 22 Sep 1943 Operation TOENAILS completed, with the occupation by US troops of all important islands in the New Georgia group, Central Solomons.
Photos of the M60 7.62mm Machine Gun
M60 7.62mm machine gun reference photo, right side view.
SSG Jerry Kirkpatrick points out a target to PVTs George Tatus and Robert Imhoff of Company A, 13th Battalion, at the M60 7.62mm machine gun range, Fort Jackson, SC.
M60 7.62mm machine gun in use in Vietnam.
M60D 7.62mm machine gun on M23 armament subsystem (door pintle mount). The M60D machine gun is a standard M60, modified for use as a door gun with UH-1 series "Huey" helicopter armament subsystems. The M60D is equipped with an aircraft ring-type sight, and 550 rounds of ammunition.
Camouflaged soldier with 7.62mm M60 machine gun, June 1972.
82nd Airborne Div Soldiers in an M151A2 jeep with pedestal mounted M60 7.62mm machine gun, June 1975.
Helicopter Combat Support Squadron 4 member fires an M60 7.62mm machine gun or the range at Mountain Home AFB, ID, May 1983.
Gunner from 1st Bn, 506th Infantry aims his M60 7.62mm machine gun down range, 4 December 1991.
LCPL Michael Thompkins, 1st Bn, 8th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Div, mans a vehicle mounted M60 7.62mm machine gun, Camp Lejeune, NC, 14 May 1996.
Gunner from Charlie Co, 3-160 Infantry opens fire with his 7.62mm M60 machine gun during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ '97, Camp Pendleton, CA, 30 June 1997.