Accession Number : AD0783661
Title : The PPD-40, PPSh-41, and PPS-43,
Corporate Author : ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA
Personal Author(s) : Blagonravov,A. ; Simonov,S. ; Ghistyakov,I.
Report Date : 26 APR 1974
Pagination or Media Count : 8
Abstract : The submachine gun was an important Soviet weapon during the years of World War II. Its lightness and ease of handling made it an ideal weapon for close combat. The development of the submachine gun reflected the development of Soviet mass production techniques demanded by the pressures of the War.
Descriptors : *Machine guns, *USSR, Weight, Handling, Translations
Subject Categories : Guns
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE