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The Times Atlas of the Second World War pp204,205• History Department at the University of San Diego.
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|These all-purpose guns were developed and used by the German army in the 2nd half of World War 2 as a result of studies which showed that the ordinary rifle's long range is much longer than needed, since the soldiers almost always fired at enemies closer than half of its effective range||Smith, Colin; John, Bierman September 26, 2002|
Richard Overy - Russia's War pp288• "Bravery of thousands of Poles was vital in securing victory".