Mikhail Kalashnikov Has Died

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  1. The Hammer

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    A former soldier, inspired by the drawbacks of Russian weaponry in the Second World War he decided to invent a new assault rifle.

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    This process culminated in 1947 with the design of the AK-47. Over the course of his career he evolved the basic design into a weapons family.

    Kalashnikov, who was in his 20s when he created the AK-47 just after World War Two, died in his home city of Izhevsk, near the Ural Mountains, where his gun is still made.

    The 205-year-old Izmash plant remains one of the main producers of Russian weapons and is treasured as a national icon. See also coverage at The Daily Mail.

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  2. The Hammer

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    He invented the gun that would become popular with communists, African guerillas, terrorists and University of Florida football players. It is even displayed on the flag of Mozambique:

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  3. 520

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    a gun and a hoe

    awesome flag
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  4. Gunny

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    They have a statue of a guy holding one in central Maputo.
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  5. 520

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    a hoe or a ak
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  6. Gunny

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    AK.
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  7. 520

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  8. GoT

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    as an American I can say the AK47 is the best assault rifle ever - $ for $
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  9. World Peace

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    more of you pieces of crap worshipping communists wow
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  10. GoT

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    give the devil his due

    awsome assault rifle
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