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Nice war time video..love the old BAR. Automatic Weapons: American vs. German - YouTube...


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Old 10-30-2013, 04:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Nice war time video..love the old BAR.

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Very nice video, some of those guns I have never seen before.
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And if you are a Marine the bullets bounce off of you.
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Originally Posted by Arckadian View Post
Very nice video, some of those guns I have never seen before.
Well I am sure they do something, but bounce would not be the first thing that comes to mind. But they are known, at least when I was in the Army, as Bullet Stoppers.
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See that is what they told us. Go fight a war with hand me downs. Obama is trying to crush the Corps.
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I've seen that video before, and it's is a good one.

Sure strategically our system may have been better, but given my choice, I would probably take the MG42 over the 1919,

The SMG choice would be a bit tougher. The M3 and M1 are more accurate and pack a bigger punch, but that 32 round mag and lighter ammo of the MP40 has it's advantages also.
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Nice little video, still would be hard to feel much more comforted after watching that though
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