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Mikhail Kalashnikov, Creator of AK-47, Dies at 94


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It killed more people in the 20th Century than the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The AK-47's easy maintenance and light weight led to its becoming the armament of choice for at least 50 armies worldwide, as well as guerrilla factions, ...
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It stopped the Germans from invading Russia for the longest recorded period of time. It is so important to freedom the puppet government of Iraq allows the possession of a fully automatic version for its civilians to defend their homes.
 

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it would not be the most trained and renowned weapon if it had to be produced by a free market.
 

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It stopped the Germans from invading Russia for the longest recorded period of time.
The Germans were not much of a threat by the time the AK came out.
 

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He also developed the SKS.
 

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Read a little more about him today. Seems like as a teenager, he was arrested for possession of a firearm, he was let go when he said it wasn't his but "borrowed". That's what got him interested.
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