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"German Semi-Automatic Rifle" from Tactical and Technical Trends

A single paragraph report on a WWII German semi-automatic rifle, from Tactical and Technical Trends, No. 24, May 6, 1943.

[DISCLAIMER: The following text is taken from the U.S. War Department publication Tactical and Technical Trends. As with all wartime intelligence information, data may be incomplete or inaccurate. No attempt has been made to update or correct the text. Any views or opinions expressed do not necessarily represent those of the website.]


Germany's reply to the M1 is reported to be a 10-shot, rather heavy, gas-operated rifle, known as the Gewehr 41, using the regular 7.92-mm cartridge. It is hoped that further details will be shortly available.


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