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  • MHQ Magazine

    From ‘Belgian Rattlesnakes’ to BARs

    For nearly a century, the infantryman has been linked in the popular mind and battle doctrine with the sus­tained-fire machine gun. Whether it is a Wehrmacht soldier spraying Omaha Beach with an MG 42 or a U.S. Army Ranger rak­ing a...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Arsenal | M-3A1 Grease Gun

    During the Vietnam War, the M-3 submachine gun, commonly called the Grease Gun, was a favorite because it provided instant close-range firepower, was tolerant of the field environment and was easy to maintain...