December Blueprint – German MP40

The final instalment of our military blueprint series looks at the German MP40 Submachine Gun History The MP40 is the iconic weapon of Germany during the Second World War. It was designed in 1938, a culmination of various submachine gun designs of the 1930’s. The gun is made from stamped steel with Bakelite bodywork. It was the first […]

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August Blueprint – German M35 Helmet

In this instalment of our 12 part series on Military blueprints, we look at the German M35 Helmet. History At the start of the First World War none of the combatants were issued any form of head protection beyond leather or cloth caps. With the advent of trench warfare the number of casualties on all […]

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