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Originally Posted by Joel
I've also read in firearms litterature since I was a kid that the Villar-Perosa was the "ancester" of all SMGs, at least the concept thereof (an individual automatic weapon firing the ordnance pistol cartridge).

The Villar Perosa was NOT an "individual" weapon. In today's point of view, it would. With then point of view of World War 1, no automatic weapon could be "individual" only squad support.
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