The Owen Was One Weird Submachine Gun
Originally published on May 20, 2015. If there were a contest for the weirdest and wackiest-looking submachine gun of World War II, Australia’s Owen would win hands-down. It looks as if the designer cobbled it together from mismatched pieces of plumbing. Rather than a parkerized finish, the factory painted... Read more

Paul Richard Huard

Contributing Writer

Military historian, free-lance journalist, and contributor to War Is Boring. Areas of expertise: American military history, the Cold War, Russia and the Soviet Union, military small arms.

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