from 100 to 2,000 meters ROF: 450-500 rpm SPECIFICATIONS MASCHINENGEWEHR 42
Caliber: 7,9mm Patrone sS Overall Length: 48 in.
"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 ...
Among the latter were the Mauser Karabiner 98k, Maschinengewehr 42 and Walther Pistole 38.
Caption: A soldier of the Esercito Nazionale Repubblicano armed with a Maschinengewehr 42.
Caption: The Norwegian Volunteer Legion and Wiking Division both used large numbers of Maschinengewehr 42. (courtesy James D.
detachable box Rate of fire: Selective single shot or 550 rpm in full auto Bayonet: None MASCHINENGEWEHR 42 Caliber: 7,9mm Patrone sS Overall length: 48 in.
Caption: A smiling Yugoslav Partisans armed with a captured Maschinengewehr 42