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Model 1949 FN Semiautomatic Rifle
Designed by Dieudonne Saive of Fabrique Nationale prior to WWII. Initial patents were filed in 1936. The FN 49 was not produced until after WWII.
Adopted by the Belgian Army in 1951 in 30.06
Here are some of the other countries that adopted the FN:
Rifle pictured courtesy of River City Gun Exchange
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