By Robert Bruce
From the Robert Bruce Collection
20 April 1945 ETO. Italian paratroops in US C47 prepare for a drop behind German lines. Note Beretta Model 38A SMG’s. Credit: US Army Signal Corps / US Army Center of Military History. (ROBERT BRUCE PHOTOGRAPHY).
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|This article first appeared in Small Arms Review V1N11 (August 1998)|