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The Top 20 Most Effective Weapons from WWII

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Firearms: 1. Sten Gun

After their devastating defeat at the Battle of Dunkirk in 1940, the British Army desperately needed a submachine gun that could be quickly and cheaply manufactured in mass quantities.

Thus the Sten Gun was born. While rough around the edges and quite temperamental, the Sten Gun more than fulfilled its purpose, which was to give the British some much needed firepower.

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