United Defense Model 1942 F

The UD M.’42 Submachine Gun: A Clandestine Tool For The OSS

Far less familiar than the Thompson or the Reising, the U.S.-made UD M.’42 submachine gun was still a factor for the OSS and French resistance fighters operating behind enemy lines during World War II.

The Guns Of The French Resistance

Even after their country fell under Nazi control after France's surrender in 1940, bands of French resistance members continued to fight back using whatever arms they could scrounge or be supplied. 

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