FG42

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FG42Paratrooper Rifle
FG42Fallschirmjäger Gewehr 42 (German rifle)
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WHY Stand in the birthplace of the M1 Garand rifle, the weapon of America's WWII infantryman * Examine the differences between the prototype and the last M1 Garand and the milestone versions in between * See a Japanese paratrooper rifle, a display case filled with Nazi pistols, and other rare Axis and Allied firearms
Specification Type 2 Paratrooper Rifle Caliber: 7.7mm Type 99 Overall 45.3 inches length: Barrel 26 inches length: Weight: 3.9 pounds Magazine: Charger-loaded, five-round box Sights: Front--inverted V-blade Rear--aperture adjustable by leaf from 100 to 1500 meters.
Ml Carbine is a good example as is the elusive German FG42 paratrooper rifle. In the case of the Japanese Type 99 light machine gun, the airborne version differs from the standard variant in several ways.