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Assault rifles

Scope note

Automatic rifles developed from submachine guns during the Second World War for use with cartridges intermediate in size and power between pistol and rifle cartridges.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000224869

Broader Terms used

rifles (long guns)

Term used for

rifles, assault

Equivalent Terms used

assault rifle

Created

12yrs ago

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