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MGMyasthenia Gravis
MGMorris Garages (UK sports car manufacturer)
MGMachine Gun
MGManager
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MGMetal Gear (game)
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MGMardi Gras
MGMorning Glory
MGMadagascar (ISO country code, top level domain)
MGMongolia
MGMaster Gardener
MGMedia Gateway (packet based telephony; between PSTN and packet network)
mgMicrogram
MGMel Gibson (actor/producer)
MGMixed Grain (lumber industry)
MGMarvin Gaye (singer)
MGMake-Good
MGMahatma Gandhi
MGMagic Gate (Sony memory card DRM)
MGMiddle Ground (sprite comic website)
MGMean Girls (film)
MGMini-Golf
MGMaschinengewehr (German: Machine Gun)
MGMotor-Generator
MGMatch Game
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MGMilitary Government
MGMachine Gunner
MGMain Gauche (accordion, left hand side)
MGMatt Groening
MGMilligauss
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MGMilli Gazette (Indian newspaper)
MgMegagram (metric tonne)
MGMonitoring Group (supervisory body)
MGMarine Group
MGMonster Garage (Discovery Channel)
MGMetal Gate (semiconductors)
MGMolecular Geometry (chemistry)
MGMini-Gun (light machine gun)
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MGMetallgesellschaft (Frankfurt, Germany)
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MGMachine-Glazed
MGMissile Guidance (radar)
MGMetre-Gauge (railway)
MGMinimum Guarantee
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MGMessage Generator
MGMultinational Group
MGMauser Gewehr (WWII German infantry)
MGMulti-Grid (algorithm)
MGMoongate (online game, now Materia Magica)
MGMedal for Gallantry (Australian Defence Force)
MGMenin Gate
mGMiles Gloriosus (gaming clan)
MGMinority Game (financial markets model)
MGMaxwell-Garnett (formula)
MGMarine Gunner
MGMessage Gateway
MGMastergroup
MGMario Guide (website)
MGMongomery Gentry (band)
MGMeibion Glyndwr (Welsh)
MGMorewood Gardens (Carnegie Mellon University)
MGMega Geek
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MGMean Grayness
MGMissing Grade (various schools)
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Norwegians who served with the Waffen SS on the Eastern Front were equipped with standard German weapons including the Mauser Karabiner 98k, Sturmgewehr 44, Maschinengewehr 34 and 42, Maschinenpistole 40 and various 9mm and 7,65mm pistols.
The most dreaded German weapon, very familiar to all Allied infantrymen who faced it, American, British and Soviet, was the Maschinengewehr 42 (machine gun) or, more familiarly, the MG 42 .
The drawing showed a Maschinengewehr 08, the standard heavy machine gun used by the Germans in the First World War, the single weapon responsible for causing most deaths among the many thousands of Welsh soldiers who died in that conflict.
If you've never heard of the Walter VG1, the Spreewerke VG2, Rheinmetall VG3, Mauser VG4, Steyr VG5, Gustloff Volkssturmgewehr, Volkssturm Maschinengewehr or the Mauser sheet-metal Volkspistole, you're in for an eye-opening treat.
They had learned the hard way what a few German soldiers behind a Maschinengewehr (MG 08) machine gun, nicknamed the "devil's paintbrush", could do to advancing American troops.
They captured large numbers of Karabin wzor 29, rkm Browning wzor 28 and Pistolet wzor 1935, and being they used standard Wehrmacht ammunition, they were taken directly into service without modification and received the Fremden Gerat designations 7,9mm Gewehr 298(p), 7,9mm Maschinengewehr 154(p) and 9mm Pistole 35(p).
As the Volkssturm usually fought from static and (sometimes) prepared positions the Maschinengewehr, or machine gun, was a vitally important tool .
It was called the Maschinengewehr 01, and a limited number of guns were turned out both for army use and for export sales.
The Maschinengewehr 34 was designed at Rheinmetall Borsig in the early 1930s.
Maschinengewehr 08/15 to give troops portable firepower, in 1915 the Germans redesigned the Maxim MG08 heavy machine guns with a lightened receiver, shoulder stock, pistol grip, smaller water jacket, and a simple bipod, reducing the unloaded weight to 39 pounds.
The Wehrmacht issued large numbers of captured guns as the 7,65mm leichtes Maschinengewehr 127(b).