Zastava M85 NP .223 Pistol, Part II
From Down Range TV
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These days we would refer to Mikhail Kalashnikov as someone who had “been there and done that”. He fought with the Red Army against the invading Germans during World War II and was severely wounded in the process. Kalashnikov had an intimate knowledge of “war in the mud”, the Russian concept of employing weapons that are robust and easy to use under the most adverse conditions, and his assault rifle design reflected these ideals. It would go on to become the most prolific military rifle ever, especially in Third World countries where training is limited and concepts like weapon cleaning and maintenance are unheard of. The rifle, of course, is the AK-47.
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