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StG 44 (Assault rifle)

LC control no.sh2013001579
Topical headingStG 44 (Assault rifle)
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Variant(s)Maschinenpistole 43
Maschinenpistole 44
MP 43 (Assault rifle)
MP 44 (Assault rifle)
Sturmgewehr 44 (Assault rifle)
See alsoAssault rifles
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Found inWork cat: McNab, C. German automatic rifles 1941-45: Gew 41, Gew 43, FG 42 and StG 44, 2013.
Wikipedia, 30 May 2013 (The StG 44 (Sturmgewehr 44, literally "storm (or assault) rifle (model of 19)44" was developed in Nazi Germany during World War II and is considered by many historians to be the first modern assault rifle; it is also known under the designations MP 43 and MP 44, Maschinenpistole 43, Maschinenpistole 44 respectively, which denote earlier development versions of the same weapon)
Military factory website, 30 May 2013 (Sturmgewehr 44, StG44 / Maschinenpistole 44, MP44, Assault rifle, 1944)