German Maschinenpistole 44

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThis is my Steyr manufactured MP44, manufactured in 1945. It’s stamped 6565/G and SWJ45 with a waffenamt WaA623. Obviously it’s been demilled otherwise I certainly couldn’t have it out on display.

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German infantry advance in the Ardennes, December 1944. Note the MP40 on the man at left and the MP43/44 on the bloke on the right

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