Follow-up on war-winning rifles:
To quote Hitler:
"When you win, you need not explain. When you lose, you will not be there to explain!"
I might add: ... nor would anyone care, even if you were!
Some of what follows is controversial, but this issue needs to see the light of day, while it still matters. Many of my colleagues have enthusiastically commented, so I'm going to amalgamate their comments into one Quip:
To reiterate: the purpose of a battle rifle is to win wars.