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!
Karabiner 98 AZ (Kar.98a)
Capacity: 5 rnds
weight: 8 lbs
In this episode Othais and Mae discuss the WWI Mauser action Karabiner 98 AZ, which would later be renamed to Kar.98a. They cover basic history of development, issuance, operation, and include a live fire demonstration of this classic military rifle.
The German Rifle : A comprehensive history of the standard bolt-action designs, 1871-1945
Mauser Bolt Rifles
Rifle & Carbine 98: M98 Firearms of the German Army from 1898 to 1918
by Dieter Storz
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C&Rsenal releases their flagship series “Primer” every other week. It focuses on one firearm of the Great War at a time, in depth with animations, live fire demonstrations, and historical context! Our mission is to document and describe historical military small arms from across the world. We hope to share our love for all the attention that went into the design, development, manufacture, and issuance of these pieces.