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Barnitzke machine gun
Type Machine Gun
Place of origin  Nazi Germany
Cartridge 7.92x57mm
Caliber 7.92mm
Action Delayed Blowback
Feed system Belt
Sights Iron

The Barnitzke machine gun is a machine gun of late World War II German origin. The weapon uses an unusual delayed blowback operation, where during firing the bolt opening is delayed by the rotational inertia of two flywheels, which are driven by a rack and pinion arrangement on the bolt carrier.[1][2]


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