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HMG Sturmgewehr: STG-N

The original Sturmgewehr, or StG 44, was a selective-fire weapon deployed by Germany during WWII. It is generally considered the first true modern “assault” rifle. One of the key features to its success was its chambering for the 7.92x33mm Kurtz cartridge, as it generated more controllable recoil than the full-size 7.92x57mm Mauser cartridge. That provided a compromise between firepower needed …