Svenska frivilligkåren TO&E

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Panssari Salama
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Re: Svenska frivilligkåren TO&E

Post by Panssari Salama » 07 Oct 2018 20:07

Thanks! I think I got it now :)
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Re: Svenska frivilligkåren- the Movie

Post by John T » 03 Jan 2019 23:50

Found this movie from SFK:
http://www.filmarkivet.se/movies/gosta- ... film-nr-1/

The speaker isn't that clear in his voice but at an age of 99 years, still amazing that they managed to record his comments before he died.

At 11:30 there is a SMG - is it Suomi original or Swedish m/37 ?

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Re: Svenska frivilligkåren- the Movie

Post by JTV » 04 Jan 2019 06:59

John T wrote:
03 Jan 2019 23:50
Found this movie from SFK:
http://www.filmarkivet.se/movies/gosta- ... film-nr-1/

The speaker isn't that clear in his voice but at an age of 99 years, still amazing that they managed to record his comments before he died.

At 11:30 there is a SMG - is it Suomi original or Swedish m/37 ?
Excellent find! That appears to be Swedish Kpist m/37. Notice lenght of barrel jacket (with two sets of oblong holes in it) and shape of stock.

There have been some debate if Swedish SMG m/37 saw any use in Finland, this it is pretty conclusive evidence that it did.

Some info about Swedish SMG development:
http://www.gotavapen.se/gota/artiklar/k ... ede_45.htm

Jarkko

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