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    A Schmeisser and a keg of There's a great story that will never be known....

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    A Kegger and a MP 40 would be an awesome find. Somebody buried their 2 favorite items they were hoping to return to!!!

    So It sounds like they are speaking Russian, Where exactly was this MP44 found?
    Semper Fi

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    I'm thinking that's Poland Phil?

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    Quote by GIZMO8Z View Post
    A few months ago a little old lady from the northeast USA turned one in at a gun buy back program!!
    I sure hope she was convinced otherwise. It can be done. It has been done.

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    Amazing find - that STG was ready to go to the range with two loaded mags too.

    The other STG mentioned - the one found in the US, was saved from destruction by a cop who reqognized it, for what it was - a nice story.

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    Thank god! Sometimes the department heads are such tight arses that they won't allow any weapons turned in to be saved. A damn shame. I've heard of cops convincing people to change their minds and sell it to the cop at a later time.

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    A range off possibilities here. Perhaps it was hidden for:

    *Anti-communist activities post-war
    *Something happened in the heat of battle that required it to be stowed
    *The owner was a nazi or sympathizer and wanted protection from nazi hunters
    *A Wehrmacht soldier concealing his identity and just wanting to put his life back together postwar


    We will probably never know!

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    .....or simply something as mundane as a rifle picked up and stowed by a local, after its previous owner dropped it and hastily departed for a more healthy climate westwards (or just simply dropped it).

    Plenty of pick-ups in the havoc, that was the ever diminishing Eastern Front.

    But as you say; we most likely will never know.

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    Has its own thread in the attic & barn finds forum guys!
    " Too many Florence Nightingales, not enough Robin Hoods. Too many halos not enough heroes, coming up with the goods "
    The Housemartins, "Flag day"

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    how is that all ready to go.
    lucky to find a few beer bottle,s from the 60s over here, under a house.

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