RIP.....

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  1. tug_boat

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    Throw it in the mud and burry it in the sand. Submerge it in water and It still works and throws out some firepower. AK 47 the most popular rifle in the world.
     
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    Do the math.

    Kalashnikov joins the Army at 19 with no education, designs the most popular gun in history by age 27. Amazing.

    Goes to show the long term devastation of the thoroughness of the Purges throughout Soviet society in the 1930's.
     
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    Royalties...

    Do you think he got copyright royalties? Probably not.

    Push Hard, Press Forward
     
  6. raimius

    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    No, the Soviets didn't care much about royalties. He didn't patent the design when he created it.

    He certainly changed the world. Amazing what you can do, when you want to save your country and let tank mechanics tinker!
     

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