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.
What does MG stand for?
MG stands for Maschinengewehr (German: Machine Gun)
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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.
75 pounds Feed device: 50-round belt or 75-round saddle drum Rate of fire: 800-900 rpm Sights: Front- Inverted V-blade Rear- V-notch adjustable from 100 to 2000 meters MACHINEGUNS OF THE VOLKSSTURM As the Volkssturm usually fought from static and (sometimes) prepared positions the Maschinengewehr, or machine gun, was a vitally important tool .