Therefore all modern day assult rifles owe something to this gun. The easiest to see is the AK series (AK47, AK74 and other varients). The MP44 was originally intended to be a submachine gun, but was found to be extremely accurate. So was born the first ever assult rifle.
Caliber: 7.92 x 33mm
Magazine capacity: 30 rounds
Muzzle velocity: 690m/s
The first assult rifle ever made. Hitler was slow to put into use, and that is one thing that might have turned the war around for him.
MP=machine pistol which is an SMG and uses pistol ammo
STG=Assault rifle which is just that, and uses rifle ammo
Possibly coined from a poor translation in a video game.
Player2: your what?
Player2:Dude, go back to history class or read a book, its an STG44 not a MP44 get it right you troglodyte