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Overview 1942 BFV


The Bren is a British light machine gun designed during the 1930s and adopted by the British Army and other Commonwealth forces in 1938, and used extensively during World War II. The Bren was based off the Czech ZB vz. 26, and had many similar characteristics, such as the top-mounted magazine and feed systems. During World War II, it was chambered in .303 British, the same as Lee-Enfield rifles, placed in a typically curved 30-round box magazine. It fired at a rate of fire of around 500 rounds per minute, with an effective range of around 550 meters.

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