In the dying days of World War Two, well before the invention of the AR10 or AR-15, when the M1 Garand was king of the hill – and laser beams and night vision goggles were the stuff of science fiction – a rifle was conceived in Belgium that would come to be known as “the […]
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What the Hell is a Battle Rifle?
Most people have have heard of assault rifles, and many know that the first types were developed by the German Army during WWII – first calling them “machine carbines” or “sub-machine guns” before settling on the cooler sounding assault rifle classification (“Sturmgewehr”) in order to obtain Hitler’s signature on the production order. Besides having […]