Small Arms of WWI Primer 005: German Gewehr 1898 “Mauser” Rifle

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!

Mauser Gewehr 1898
Cartridge: 7.92x57mm
Capacity: 5 rnds
Length: 49.2″
weight: 9 lbs

Notes for this episode:
Current funding level: $430.00 of $500.00 required to fund basic costs of production. (at time of release)

Extra thanks to Georgy for all the time hunting images!

Additional reading:

The German Rifle : A comprehensive history of the standard bolt-action designs, 1871-1945
John Walter
http://astore.amazon.com/candrprimer-20/detail/390252605X

Mauser Bolt Rifles
Ludwig Olson
http://astore.amazon.com/candrprimer-20/detail/B000H7ODL8

Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You
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