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15225242_10157847271335319_1382041283_o vir72D6 2016-09-07 11.25.55 DSCF0600 The 7.92mm Kurzpatrone 43 (middle right) was developed from the larger 7.92mm German infantry cartridge, represented by the 154gr S Patrone (left) and 198gr sS Patrone (middle left). The 7.92x33 Kurz, as it's more commonly called today, is still used by some forces that retain the WWII-era Sturmgewehrs that fire it. The primary producer of ammunition for these weapons today is Prvi Partizan, which made the cartridge on the far right. Capture Screen shot 2016-04-10 at 11.19.13 PM hydecarbine5mod 2Lub7BA HRA47573-1 1219151459a 1449712957_fedorov3 The Remington-developed T22E2 (top) and its ancestor, the T22. Image source: ww3.rediscov.com P10306224
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The PTRS Vs. PTRD, 1944

The Simonov PTRS 14.5mm anti-tank rifle was a very innovative rifle, that seemingly offered the Soviet AT gunner of the early part of World War II a frightening amount of firepower. Its semiautomatic action, and en-bloc clip loading gave the infantry five rounds of [Read More…]

vP8DU7H CASCADE NEWS PIX - PIC shows Eileen Burgoyne, whose death ended up sparking a bomb scare after weapons and ammunition were discovered at her home in Twickenham, Surrey,including a fully operational Sten sub-machine gun. Now personal effects detailing some of her career in the Second World War have been sent to her cousin, Georgina Wood, detailing some of her work. But it is believed the full extent will never be known because it was classified.