Select-fire Rifles

BM59: The Italian M14

October 25, 2017 Ian McCollum 26

After World War Two, both the Beretta and Breda companies in Italy began manufacturing M1 Garand rifles. When Italy decided that they wanted a more modern selective-fire, magazine-fed rifle, they chose to adapt the M1 […]

Select-fire Rifles

Evolution of the Sturmgewehr: MP43/1, MP43, MP44, and StG44

October 18, 2017 Ian McCollum 40

MP43/1: https://jamesdjulia.com/item/52359-1-397/ MP44: https://jamesdjulia.com/item/52520-5-397/ StG44: https://jamesdjulia.com/item/52725-1-397/ Today we are going to look at the evolution of the Sturmgewehr – from the MP43/I and MP43 to the MP44 and StG44, what actually changed and why?