Small Arms of WWI Primer 002: French Berthier Rifles

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 Mle. 1907-15
Cartridge: 8x50mmR
Capacity: 3 rnds
Length: 51.4″
weight: 8.4lbs

Mousqueton Mle. 1892 M16 (both 3 and 5 shot)
Cartridge: 8x50mmR
Capacity: 3 or 5 rnds
Length: 37.2″
weight: 6.9 lbs

Additional reading:

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

les Fusils Français a Verrou
Jean Huon

Map modified from original by Rosss, Wiki Commons

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