Caption: Frihedskaempere armed with Sten guns
, M1917 rifles and a Sturmgewehr 44 captured from the Germans.
For this issue we turn the pages back a bit further for a quick look at the British Sten gun
. The weapon's name, Sten, is actually an acronym from its designers (Major Reginald V.
And perhaps not altogether good for you, when you felt you ought to be enlisting, or offering your services to a Sten gun
factory or doing volunteer work in canteens.
They are dressed in sarongs or loincloths and armed with a smorgasbord of weaponry: old Lee-Enfield .303 rifles, snub-barreled Sten guns
, AK47 automatics, shotguns and grenades.
or slaughter the opposition with an invisible Sten gun
, shooting from the hip: DRRRRR-ATTTCHYY!
First he single-handedly charged a pill box with his Sten gun
as his Green Howards comrades of the 6th Battalion spearheaded the invasion of Gold Beach.
Like the MP18, MP28 and Lanchester that came before it, and its rival the Sten gun
, the Sterling feeds from a side-mounted magazine.
They were 50 yards away - and I realised they weren't two of ours and said 'They are bloody Germans!' "Shots were fired and a bullet hit me, going through my elbow and hitting the wooden butt of my sten gun
. If it hadn't, it would have gone to my chest and that would have been curtains.
The Normandy Veteran It's many years since I last sat here Cold, wet and hungry, the purpose not clear We'd been told to stay here, not move, make a stand So there I was doing that, sten gun
in my hand.
We have recovered two 3.15 rifles, country-made Sten gun
, country-made pistol and live bullets.
Seeing him perform Julius Caesar in a Salvation Army uniform while cradling a Sten gun
in his arms was my theatrical Damascene moment.
It was the type of maniacal "ack-ack-ack" that made me picture a Sten gun
being emptied in an animal hospital full of cute fluffy bunny-wunnies.