"I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee that says, 'Fool me once, shame on ... shame on you. Fool me... You can't get fooled again!'" George W. Bush
A few machine guns were used in that strike. But guns were strictly regulated in the twenty and thirties. Most common autoloading firearms used today would be illegal in most states in 1934.
Modern day firepower, ammunition capacity and numbers of weapons per person in the United States now greatly exceed what was available to the people on all sides in the war on working people of 1934, “The Uprising of 34”