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Sparkhill Park Gatling Gun !

BrummieGeoff

Sparkhill Lad
Whilst browsing old Birmingham newspapers I spotted the 2 attached items ....

Birmingham Daily Post 30 March 1915 : a gatling gun and ammunition are donated for placement in Sparkhill Park.

Birmingham Daily Post Gatling Gun 30 March 1915.jpg

Birmingham Daily Gazette 1 February 1929 : the gatling gun is still in Sparkhill Park, and there's also a tank in Calthorpe Park, and guns in Cannon Hill Park.

Birmingham Daily Gazette Gatling Gun 1 February 1929.jpg

Does anyone know any more about these weapons ?
 
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