Why Russia's DShK Machine Gun Is Such a Big Deal

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September 11, 2020 Topic: History Region: Europe Blog Brand: The Reboot Tags: M2 Machine GunSoviet UnionUnited StatesWorld War II.50 Caliber

Why Russia's DShK Machine Gun Is Such a Big Deal

This heavy weapon served well and it would fight in many conflicts.

Sébastien Roblin holds a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution from Georgetown University and served as a university instructor for the Peace Corps in China. He has also worked in education, editing, and refugee resettlement in France and the United States. He currently writes on security and military history for War Is Boring. This first appeared in 2018 and is being reposted due to reader interest.

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