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Noun1.Bren - a submachine gun operated by gas pressure; used by the British in World War II
submachine gun - machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm
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Among the firearms were an ex-military Bren light machine gun, a Sten submachine gun first used in World War II and a number of revolvers and semi- automatic pistols banned in 1997.
Other weapons include the Bren light machine gun, Remington Auto 5 shotgun and the Mauser K98 grenade rifle.
There was no equivalent to the British Bren Light Machine Gun or the German MG34 and subsequent MG42, which served as LMGs (Light Machine Guns) when fired off the bipod and Heavy Machine Guns by the Wehrmacht when mounted on the German MG34 Lafette 34 tripod and the subsequent modification for the MG42.