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Smithsonian interview films. Stoner, Kalashnikov, and Stoner & Kalasnikov toget   General Military Discussion

Started 13-Nov by nincomp; 417 views.
nincomp

From: nincomp

13-Nov

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These were filmed by the Smithsonian Institution museum staff beginning in the late 1980's.    Be forewarned that the fellow asking the questions can be somewhat condescending.

1988, Stoner interviews

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaIU0nCxwGg&list=PLOSc8D2U-Hf6i9FT7ZzVpKZVDBsS6b3Ub

1989 Kalasnikiv interviews:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt51AoKV-ZY&list=PLOSc8D2U-Hf531r7jIZ6AjI6PvEfbnCr_

and... if you can handle the excitement, Kalashnikov and Stoner together from 1990!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQd2enb6qBE&list=PLOSc8D2U-Hf6N4lvkBKESw9SVS3bg6MfM

note: there were some comments that the translation was not great, so any clarifications would be appreciated.

  • Edited 13 November 2021 13:50  by  nincomp
gatnerd

From: gatnerd

15-Nov

Great videos, thanks for sharing these. Definitely the two most impactful small arms designers of the post-ww2 era. 

smg762

From: smg762

18-Nov

i posted the stoner ones about 2 weeks ago. interesting to see the only known footage of the ARES ACR gun....

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