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FG42 in original photos

Article about: Hi Guys, I ran across these pics on the Bundesachive Wikimedia site and I thought that they would be of interest to the forum membership here. They show the 1st model of this rifle being dem

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    Default FG42 in original photos

    Hi Guys, I ran across these pics on the Bundesachive Wikimedia site and I thought that they would be of interest to the forum membership here. They show the 1st model of this rifle being demonstrated to various Luftwaffe Officers.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: FG42 in original photos

    Thanks Ade,I am assuming the officer on the left is the Weapons specialist.What kind of coat is he wearing,is it leather?I dont know much about uniforms etc.

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    Default Re: FG42 in original photos

    Looks like a rubberised raincoat to me?

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Default Re: FG42 in original photos

    I have a picture in a book of Third Reich Elite Unit of a JF with a FG42, looks like he could be in Monte Cassino
    Ben

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