The MP 3008 is the German copy of the British Sten Submachine Gun.
This copy was meant to be a cheap stop-gap weapon that was made in haste.
Watch Ian from Forgotten Weapons explain the inner-workings of the German MP 3008 machine gun.
If copying something is truly the most sincere flattery, then this machine gun is a labor of love. Well, we certainly know that was not the case with this epic copy.
The Nazi German military of World War II needed a cheap quick to make weapon. They looked to the British Sten Submachine Gun for the answer. With a few changes their copy became known as the German MP 3008. This was also known as the Gerät Neumünster.