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Small Arms of WWI Primer 039: Mannlicher 1895

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!

This episode’s song:

Cartridge: 8x50mmR
Capacity: 5 rnds
Length: 50.5″
weight: 8 lbs

Additional reading:

Die Hand- und Faustfeuerwaffen der habsburgischen Heere
Erich Gabriel

Repetier- und Automatische Handfeuer Waffen
Konrad Edler von Kromar

Mannlicher Rifles and Pistols (tranlated from above)
Walter H. B. Smith

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Music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You

Safe range space thanks to Shoot Logic

In collaboration with The Great War

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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