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History of the Krummlauf Device: Hitler’s Folly (One of Many)

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Today we are taking a look at the backstory of the famously recognizable Krummlauf device, the curved barrel attachment for the StG-44. It is really a perfect example of how German late-war desperation weapons took shape. It went from an idea nobody actually wanted to an impossible development program in the chaos of the German defeat.

You can see my previous video on an example of the Krummlauf (from 2014) here:

And definitely check out Garand Thumb’s video shooting an original one here: />

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