This Mauser general purpose machine gun was manufactured by Mauser-Werke, Steyr-Daimler-Puch & Gustloff Werke. Used extensively by Wehrmacht, Luftwaffe & Waffen-SS during the second half of Over produced prior to German surrender.
The Maschinengewehr 34, or MG 34, is a German recoil-operated air-cooled machine gun that was first tested in 1929 and was introduced in 1934, and first issued to units in 1936. It accepts the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge.The versatile MG 34 was arguably the most advanced machine gun in the world at the time of its adoption and deployment with the German Army.It entered service in great numbers and It was first tested by German troops aiding Franco's Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War.
WWII collection: Garand, carbine, Winchester Model and Thompson submachine gun. The Springfield 1903 was a heavily used sniper rifle at the time and is noticeably missing from this collection in my opinion.