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Volkssturm:fighting with muskets and crossbows taken from museums...did this happen? Plus a few other questions.

Article about: I'm trying to learn every detail I can about Nazi Germany. I was studying into the Volkssturm a good bit, which is a very interesting area to me. The wikipedia article at Volkssturm - Wikipe

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    Stumbled over this in regards to 'last ditch' or makeshift weaponry - hilarious.

    How many firearms 'facts' can one Daily Mail article get wrong?

    Answer; quite a LOT!

    Built from scrap, the primitive but deadly firearms Chechen rebels use to take on the might of Russia | Mail Online

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    Quote by Scout View Post
    Stumbled over this in regards to 'last ditch' or makeshift weaponry - hilarious.

    How many firearms 'facts' can one Daily Mail article get wrong?

    Answer; quite a LOT!

    Built from scrap, the primitive but deadly firearms Chechen rebels use to take on the might of Russia | Mail Online
    Don't you mean the Daily Fail?....
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



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    To me the best impression of the Volkssturm weapons are Panzerfaust and Panzerschreck.

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    Cheers!
    Taka

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    Quote by Gunny Hartmann View Post
    Don't you mean the Daily Fail?....
    That article is a 'fail' on a grandiose scale, thats for sure

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    Quote by Scout View Post
    That article is a 'fail' on a grandiose scale, thats for sure
    Most of the papers are only fit for lining the cat litter box!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    At least this guy is better armed than most of his companions.

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    Always thought this late war pic from the Oder highly interesting.
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    A mixture of Sten and MP44.....very interesting.

    Wonder how many shots can that thing last.

    Not a bad looking "toy gun" at all.

    Cheers!
    Taka

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    The VG1-5 is one of my favourite weapons. I am after firing one on the range...

    Cheers, Ade.
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    This will have to tide you over, until you are able to do so, Ade................., or is posting this link cruel and unusual punishment

    Innovative firearm in any event.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anW7HWFlueg

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