The MG 42 has a proven record of reliability, durability, simplicity, and ease of operation, but is most notable for its ability to produce a high volume of suppressive fire. The MG 42 had one of the highest average cyclic rates of any single-barreled man-portable machine gun: between 1,200 and...read more
The MG 42 was a suppressive fire weapon and is considered to be the finest mg ever made. The is the World War 2 German Army MG-42 Machine Gun Firing Demonstration at Dellwood Park in Lockport, Illinois on 8 September 2013, by 5th Company GrossDeutschland.
Here I leave two interesting videos about Bren and Spandau gun machine. First, it was video from @Lindybeige on 15 may and later, on 17 May, came the response from @MilHiVisualized. It's amazing watching and listening their point of view and knowledges.
When the production of MG34 models was obviously insufficient for the German Army’s needs, a new design of weapon was begun, one which would be easier to mass-produce. For the first time the design was not left entirely in the hands of gunmakers; a Doktor Grunow of the Johannes Grossfuss...read more
Para dotar a las tropas italianas, de una ametralladora ligera y de fácil transporte, se decidió a finales de los años veinte del pasado siglo, desarrollar a partir de los modelos Breda 24, 28 y 29, un arma que cumpliese con tales requisito. Tanto estéticamente como en el plan mecánico, se...read more