Chulellerault

France, Ministry of War

Report on comparative tests of automatic rifles. 20 Feb 1924.

Tests made in 1923 on Berthier, Browning, St. Etienne, Hotchkiss, Madsen and Chatcllerault. Decision: adopt Chatellerault. Drawings and tables.

U. S. Military Attaché, Paris

Chatellerault machine gun. 7 Nov 1928 (Report No. 14,320-W)

Describes development and present status of weapon (1928) including its failure in trials in Yugoslavia and Rournania.

U. S. Military Attaché, Paris

Chatellerault machine gun. 8 Apr 1940. (Report no. 25,620-W)

Describes light machine gun, Ml924/29; Tank, armored car and fortress machine gun M1931 ; Aircraft machine gun, M1934. Special mention made of coiled spring made of three lengths of piano wire twisted together—attributed to Russians.

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