Small Arms of WWI Primer 064: U.S. Springfield 1903

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!

Additional reading:

The Springfield 1903 Rifles
William S. Brophy

A Collector’s Guide to the ’03 Springfield
Bruce Canfield

U. S. Infantry Weapons of the First World War
Bruce N. Canfield

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Original music provided by Melissa Hyman of The Moon and You
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Safe range space thanks to Triana Protection

In collaboration with The Great War
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Additional photos thanks to springfield Armory National Historic Site and Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH
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Animation Music from Vector Smash
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