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By Leroy Thompson,Adam Hook,Alan Gilliland

getting into provider in 1931, the 9x19mm Suomi KP/-31 submachine gun observed broad strive against with Finnish troops in the course of their struggle opposed to Soviet forces in 1939–44. It was once additionally synthetic below licence in Switzerland, Denmark and Sweden, and remained in Finnish provider till the Eighties, a sign of its durability.

Rugged and actual, the Suomi was once a favorite with Finnish ski troops who may strike from ambush, scaling down Soviet troops, then snowboarding away into the woods. at first utilized by the Finns as a mild desktop gun at infantry squad point, it will definitely turned a devoted submachine gun, and because it were designed to be extra actual than the common SMG, it was once frequently even used as a sniping weapon, or to complement longer-ranged rifles equivalent to the Mosin-Nagant. that includes first-hand debts and specifically commissioned color art, this can be the tale of 1 of worldwide conflict II's so much designated and revered infantry weapons.

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