The submachine gun designed by Eugene Reising was used by Marines in the early, pivotal battles of the Pacific. It soon developed a reputation for being unreliable in the field—a reputation that may have been exaggerated over time.
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.
This week on American Rifleman Television, we get a behind-the-scenes look at how Smith & Wesson makes the Shield Plus pistol, test the Rock River Arms RUK 9BT large-format pistol and examine the history of the French MAS Model 1936 rifle.
Our newest episode of American Rifleman TV brings us back to the basics of shooting. We'll also take a look at the new Walther PDP and look back at the old French "Tabatiere" breechloader.