Military rifles - Self-loading rifles

S&W Light Rifle Model 1940

S&W Light Rifle Model 1940

S&W Light Rifle Model 1940 Mk.1   S&W Light Rifle Model 1940 Mk.1, with Enfield-made detachable metallic stock   S&W Light Rifle ...

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Breda M1935 PG

Breda M1935 PG

The Model 1935 or “PG” (Peso a Gaz, gas-operated) rifle was developed during early 1930s by famous Italian company Societa Meccanica Ernesto ...

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Pedersen T1

Pedersen T1

Pedersen T1 rifle, as made and tested in USA   Vickers-Pedersen rifle, made in UK prototype Pedersen-type rifle, made in Japan prototype Pedersen-type ...

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Meunier M1916

Meunier M1916

Meunier A6 M1916 rifle   Meunier A6 M1916 rifle – diagram   Caliber 7x57mm Meunier Action Long recoil, semi-automatic Length, overall 1295 ...

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Farquhar-Hill

Farquhar-Hill

Farquhar-Hill rifle with 19-round drum magazine   Farquhar-Hill rifle   Farquhar-Hill rifle, close-up view to the gas piston and intermediate ...

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Madsen M1896

Madsen M1896

Madsen – Rasmussen (Bjarnov) M1888 semi-automatic rifle   Madsen-Rasmussen M1896semi-automatic rifle   Caliber 8x58R Krag Action Short ...

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ZH-29

ZH-29

  Caliber: 7.92×57 mm Mauser, also 7×57 Mauser, .30-06 US, and others Action: Gas operated, side-swinging bolt Overall length: 1150 mm ...

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Vz.52 and Vz.52/57

Vz.52 and Vz.52/57

 7.5mm Vz.52 rifle.    7.62mm Vz.52/57 rifle; note different magazine shape.   Caliber: 7.5×45 mm Vz.52 or 7.62x39mm M43 ...

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AG-42 Ljungman

AG-42 Ljungman

 AG-42B rifle.   Drawing from patent, issued in the USA in 1943 to Erik Eklund; AG-42 rifle gas system is based on this patent.   Caliber: ...

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MAS-1949 and 49/56

MAS-1949 and 49/56

 MAS-1949 rifle. image by Kristopher Gasior of www.CollectibleFirearms.com    MAS-49/56 rifle. image by Jean Plamondon   ...

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RSC M1917

RSC M1917

 RSC Model 1917 rifle, right side.    RSC Model 1917 rifle, left side.    RSC Model 1917 rifle, close-up view on receiver, showing ...

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M1941 Johnson

M1941 Johnson

 Johnson M1941 rifle.    Close-up view on the receiver and magazine of M1941. Note the horizontal loading gate with stripper clip guides, ...

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