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Small Arms of WWI Primer 001: Rifle Modèle 1886 M93 “Lebel”

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Fusil Modèle 1886 M93 “Lebel”
Cartridge: 8x50mmR
Capacity: 8+1 rnds
Length: 51.2″
weight: 9.7lbs

Additional reading:

Armes à feu de l’Armée française 1860 à 1940
Jean Martin

les Fusils Français a Verrou
Jean Huon

Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

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