The M1919A4, also known as Browning 30.cal or simply 30.cal is an American machine gun designed by John Browning and saw heavy use during World War 2. The M1919A4 also makes appearances in a few Medal of Honor games. The machine gun both saw use by infantry and aircrafts as well. The M1919A4 was the MG42's allied counterpart however the rate of fire was the half of the MG42.Seaside Stowaway" mounted upon a destroyed jeep. It has unlimited ammunition and a high rate of fire, making it very similar to the German MG-42.
The M1919 is seen mounted on a jeep and can be used during Operation Torch. The M1919 doesn't appear in Spearhead but returns in Breakthrough. In the final mission of Breakthrough several M1919 mg's can be used. It has unlimited ammo and can't overheat.
Two paired M1919A4 appear on the Pearl Harbor mission, located on a boat that the player uses. It is used to repel aircraft attacks, has unlimited ammunition and low rate of fire.
The M1919A4 sees heavy usage by the United States Marine Corps throughout the Pacific campaign. There is one in each foxhole during the battle of Bloody Ridge, which the Americans use to stall the Japanese attackers from overrunning Henderson airfield. They are also used in standalone emplacements, usually at American checkpoints. Two paired M1919A4 machine guns are on board of SBD Douglas. There is also one mounted on the LVT during the assault on Tarawa Atoll, which Conlin uses to defend the LVT during its initial ride into the beach.
The land version of the M1919A4 fires from a 100-round drum, with decent accuracy and power. It has a relatively long reload, and usually comes with between 400 and 500 rounds in backup. The M1919A4 on Douglas has unlimited ammo and does not need to be reloaded. The LVT version has unlimited ammunition, but retains its reload.