bring back is my wording, not his. basically the claim was that it belonged to a sniper in WWII and when the war ended he took his old companion with him. of course this is nothing more than some grunt bringing back his rifle and chopping it up like all his buddies were doing to the mausers they brought back and somebody making up nonsense along to way to try and get rid of it.
ignore my complete lack of capitalization. I still have no problem correcting your grammar.
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