New York City’s Women’s Machine Gun Squad Police Reserves, July 26, 1918. Photo shows Captain Elise Reigner practicing the Lewis Machine Gun which is to be sent to the front. Miss Helen M. Striffler in the side car/rear seat, and Mrs. Ivan Earasoff driving the motorcycle. The killing range of this gun is 2 miles, and it fires 600 to 800 shots per minute.
Women’s Machine Gun Squad, 1918
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