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Old February 2, 2013, 01:54 AM   #16
Theohazard
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So wikipedia defines it as a short compact... show me a link to any US Army pub that calls it an assault rifle if you can.
Here you go:

http://gunfax.com/aw.htm

By the way, I never said the Army calls the M4 an assault rifle. I said the M4 fit the Army's definition of assault rifle.

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The STG 44 was a Machine Pistol or submachine gun that fired a 7.92x33 kurz aka Pistolenpatrone M43 (pistol cartridge model 1943)
The STG 44 is widely considered to be the worlds first assault rifle. I don't think I need to post any links for this one, it's pretty well known and easy to research.
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