Sten submachine gun copies and other improvised weapons – Tel Aviv

    Pictured is an interesting display at The Israel Defense Forces History Museum in Tel Aviv, featuring crude Sten gun copies among many other improvised firearms used around the time of the 1948 Arab–Israeli war. Also featured are some 12 gauge revolving drum shotguns which appear reasonably well crafted.

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    More submachine guns, some closely resembling the Beretta m1938.

    ‘Homemade flamethrowers’ – though may likely be original British ‘Lifebuoys’: