the mp-40 is a submachine gun. its a light machine gun is it. it used most of german paratrooper. during the world war 2 but some team leaders allso have the mp-40. and tank crew have one mp-40 in the tank.
some infantry from the russian army took the mp-40 becuse it was bether the the ppsh the ppsh was out of ammunition fast after they hade start shooting. they took the mp-40 becuse it was a machine gun and it was very slow shooting
the usa use to call the mp-40 for schmeisser becuse its desiner hugo schmeisser