What in the Name of Hell IS an Assault Rifle Anyway? Part 2 – From WW2 to the AR15

| January 22, 2013

Yesterday we looked at how lessons learned in the course of World War 2, the ingenuity of German military weapon designers, and the whims of Adolf Hitler gave birth to the first “assault rifle”. In bestowing the name, Hitler was referring to the concept of “assault” in the military meaning. As in assaulting an enemy […]