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Old August 16, 2012, 08:42 AM   #2
Mike Irwin
Join Date: April 13, 2000
Location: Northern Virginia
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Always has amazed me just how long the MAS 36 was manufactured and how long it soldiered on as a front line rifle for the French military.

The French national police were still carrying them (and MAT 49 submachine guns) when I was in France in the early 1980s.
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