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"There are two kinds of people who are staying on this beach: those who are dead and those who are going to die. Now let’s get the hell out of here".
Col. George Taylor, 16th Infantry Regiment, Omaha Beach
Hans, who was the 'expert' who proclaimed that those SMGs were flawed/garbage/unsafe? For your own good, I'd look for informed opinions where informed opinions exist - among actual end users and people who have used and shot them.
He who lives by the sword, should train with it frequently.
I was talking about the late 1970s, and that was a long time ago.
There wasn't this present-day knowledge back then, and no one even dreamed of an Internet.
We were simply afraid to shoot with the Berreta MPs.
And no, the real "experts", that was not us young men.
The real "experts" were the veterans of the Wehrmacht, the fathers and grandfathers.
Es ist im Leben wichtig, viel zu wissen.
Manchmal ist es noch wichtiger, zu wissen, daß man nichts weiß.