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The Nordenfelt Gun 10/23/16
From: Tony Day
Sir, On reseaching my family history, I discovered that my Grandfather was a hopper loader for a Nordenvelt gun that was used by the Pioneers during the "Mashona Rebellion" in Mashonaland around 1896 in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Africa. One such gun was mounted atop the Matabele Rebellion Memorial column in Main Street Bulawayo, which I remember seeing in the 1950's and 60's. Since Independence it has been removed, whereabouts unknown.