The Stinger Light Machinegun
United States Marines have often had a reputation for improvising battle weapons and tactics to suit their needs on the battlefield. One of these was the little known but very effective Stinger light machine gun of the last months of World War II.
Cobbled together by Mel Grevitch from ‘acquired’ ANM2 aircraft machineguns with a rate of fire of 1300rpms….The Stinger was one of the more interesting weapons of its day.
Read more in my column at GUNS.com