um....no it wasn't the Sturmgeweher was.
assault rifles are rapid reload, select fire/fully automatic weapons.
the lever action is none of those things and never will be.
the brown bess has a greater claim to first assault rifle than the lever action.
all guns lost in a tragic smelting accident.
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