To all that took the quiz- thanx for playing. As promised- the answers-
1. The M47 Rifle was made by Madsen of Denmark. Very nice rifles, and rather scarce.
2, The c-96 pistol (Broomhandle) is older than the 9mm Parabellum, and was originally made in .30 Mauser. Later pistols were made in 9mm, and are known as "Red 9s" from the red #9 carved in the grips.
3. The 7.65 Cartridge was first adopted by Agentina. AKA Argentine Mauser
4. The Mannlicher-Carcano was the standard Italian military rifle, and sold in great numbers in the US after WW II, including the rifle bought by Lee Harvey Oswald.
5. The Uzi is actually fairly old- general issue began in 1956.
6. The 7.62 X 39 is a 7.62 mm diameter bullet with 39 mm long cartridge case.
7. In 1887 Mexico began issue of the Mondragon autoloading rifle in cal 7mm Mauser, There was also a full auto version. These served in several wars with several nations.
8. In WW II, the British used a 200 gr .38 S&W, known as the .38-200. In the US, was known as the .38 Super police.
9. In 1886, the French began issue of the 8mm Lebel rifle, using the new smokeless powder invented 2 years earlier.
10. Since Japan considered all arms to be property of the Emperor, rifles were marked with a stylized chrysanthemum (mum) rifles that were surrendered at war's end had the mums ground off as a concession to the Emperor.