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MAS 38

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MAS 38
Country Of Origin France
In Service 1939 - 1950
Used By France, Nazi Germany, Italy
Wars World War 2, First Indochina War
Effective Range 100m
Maximum Range 200m
Action Blowback
Cartridge 7.65mm Longue, 7.65x17mm Browning SR

The MAS 38 was a French Submachine gun in use from 1939 to 1950. It had an pistol cartridge with ineffective stopping power; despite this the German military continued production with some being sent to the Vichy French and Italians.

On April 28, 1945, it was used by Italian partisans to shoot the former dictator Mussolini.