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The Gewehr 43 or Karabiner 43 (abbreviated G43, K43, Gew 43, Kar 43) is a 7.92×57mm Mauser caliber semi-automatic rifle developed by Nazi Germany during World War II. [1]

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Bakelite (sometimes spelled Baekelite), or polyoxybenzylmethylenglycolanhydride, is an early plastic.

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A bayonet (from French baïonnette) is a knife, sword, or spike-shaped weapon designed to fit in, on, over or underneath the muzzle of a rifle, musket or similar weapon, doubling the gun as a spear.

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Bolt action

Bolt action is a type of firearm action in which the weapon's bolt is operated manually by the opening and closing of the breech (barrel) with a small handle, most commonly placed on the right-hand side of the weapon (for right-handed users).

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Buchenwald concentration camp

Buchenwald concentration camp (German: Konzentrationslager (KZ) Buchenwald,; literally, in English: beech forest) was a German Nazi concentration camp established on the Ettersberg (Etter Mountain) near Weimar, Germany, in July 1937, one of the first and the largest of the concentration camps on German soil, following Dachau's opening just over four years earlier.

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Czechoslovak People's Army

The Czechoslovak People's Army (Československá lidová armáda, Československá ľudová armáda, ČSLA) was the armed forces of the Czechoslovak State from 1951 until 1990.

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Designated marksman

The designated marksman (DM) or squad designated marksman (SDM) is a military marksman role in an infantry squad.

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East Germany

East Germany, formally the German Democratic Republic or GDR (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR), was a state in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War period.

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Gas-operated reloading

Gas-operation is a system of operation used to provide energy to operate autoloading firearms.

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Gewehr 41

The Gewehr 41 rifles, commonly known as the G41(W) or G41(M), were semi-automatic rifles used by Nazi Germany during World War II.

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A handguard on firearms is a guard attached to the front of a firearm to grip the weapon from the front.

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Iron sights

Iron sights are a system of shaped alignment markers (usually metal) used as a sighting device to assist in the aiming of a device such as a firearm, crossbow, or telescope, and exclude the use of optics as in telescopic sights or reflector (reflex) sights.

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Itajubá Model 954 Mosquetão

The Itajubá Model 954 Mosquetão ("Mosquetão" is Portuguese for "Big Musket") is a battle rifle of Brazilian origin produced in small numbers a few years after World War II.

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Karabiner 98k

The Karabiner 98 kurz (carbine 98 short, often abbreviated as Kar98k, K98, or K98k) is a bolt action rifle chambered for the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge that was adopted on 21 June 1935 as the standard service rifle by the German Wehrmacht.

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List of World War II firearms of Germany

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M1 Garand

The M1 Garand (officially designated as U. S. rifle, caliber.30, M1, later simply called Rifle, Caliber.30, M1, also abbreviated as US Rifle, Cal..30, M1) is a semi-automatic rifle chambered for the.30-06 Springfield rifle cartridge, used by the United States Army from 1936 to 1957.

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M1922 Bang rifle

The Model 1922 Bang rifle is a US semi-automatic rifle designed by the Danish arms designer Søren Hansen Bang.

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MAS-49 rifle

The MAS-49 is a French semi-automatic rifle that replaced various bolt action rifles as the French service rifle in 1949.

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Mauser is a German arms manufacturer of a line of bolt-action rifles and semi-automatic pistols since the 1870s.

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Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany or the Third Reich (Drittes Reich) are common English names for the period of history in Germany from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

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Neuengamme concentration camp

The Neuengamme concentration camp, was a German concentration camp, established in 1938 by the SS near the village of Neuengamme in the Bergedorf district of Hamburg, Germany.

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Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II, which began on 22 June 1941.

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Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия; РККА, or Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya: RKKA, frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия; KA, in English: Red Army) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and after 1922 the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Rifle grenade

A rifle grenade is a grenade that uses a rifle-based launcher to permit a longer effective range than would be possible if the grenade was thrown by hand.

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The Schiessbecher (German spelling: Schießbecher - literally "shooting cup") grenade launcher or Gewehrgranatengerät (literally "rifle grenade device") was used by German forces in World War II.

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Semi-automatic rifle

A semi-automatic rifle is a self-loading rifle that fires a single round each time the trigger is pulled.

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A sniper is a marksman or qualified specialist who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel.

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Soviet Union

The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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StG 44

The StG 44 (abbreviation of Sturmgewehr 44, "assault rifle 44") is a German selective-fire rifle developed during World War II that was the first of its kind to see major deployment and is considered to be the first modern assault rifle.

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Stripper clip

A stripper clip (also known as a charger or charger clip, especially in British and in Commonwealth military vocabulary) is a speedloader that holds several cartridges (usually consisting between 3 to 10 rounds) together in a single unit for easier and faster loading of a firearm's magazine.

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A suppressor, sound suppressor, sound moderator, or silencer is a device attached to or part of the barrel of a firearm or air gun which reduces the amount of noise and visible muzzle flash generated by firing.

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The Samozaryadnaya Vintovka Tokareva, Obrazets 1940 goda ("Tokarev Self-loading Rifle, Model of 1940", Russian: Самозарядная винтовка Токарева, образец 1940 года) or SVT-40 is a Soviet semi-automatic battle rifle.

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Swedish Army Museum

The Swedish Army Museum (Armémuseum) is a museum of military history located in the district of Östermalm in Stockholm.

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Telescopic sight

A telescopic sight, commonly called a scope, is a sighting device that is based on an optical refracting telescope.

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The Volkspolizei – full official name: the Deutsche Volkspolizei (German People's Police), abbreviated to DVP or VP, and colloquially known as the VoPo – was the national police force of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany).

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Walther Arms

Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen, or simply Walther, is a German arms manufacturer.

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The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force"From wehren, "to defend" and Macht, "power, force". See the Wiktionary article for more information.) was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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7.92×33mm Kurz

The 7.92×33mm Kurz (designated as the 7,92 x 33 kurz by the C.I.P.)Small Arms Review, Vol.

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7.92×57mm Mauser

The 7.92×57mm Mauser (designated as the 8mm Mauser or 8×57mm by the SAAMI and 8 × 57 IS by the C.I.P.) is a rimless bottlenecked rifle cartridge.

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G43, Gew 43, K43 (Rifle), Kar 43, Karabiner 43.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gewehr_43

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