MGD M-40 1st Prototype 7.65mm Long (belt feed) 1940 French SMG

MGD M-40 1st Prototype 7.65mm Long (belt feed) 1940 French SMG

MGD was a french manufacturer (Merlin-Gerin Dauphiné), a subsidiary of Merlin-Gerin Enterprise, called today Schneider Electric. The feeding system is made by a ratchet wheel controled by a mobile part interdependent of the breechblock. This weapon is a blowback operated system.

Submitted by: Roger Dubois